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Previous name:
Subsequent name:            Parita,  Katerina,  Ortakoy, I.KAPLAMA, SARIKAYA

Official Number:                 147483

Class:                                 Armament Stores Carrier

Pennant No:                       Y2.1

Laid down:
Builder:                               Mordey Carney, Woolston, Southampton
Launched:                          1 November 1902
Into Service:                       1914
Out of service:                    1947
Fate:                                    Sold out of service

 

Items of historic interest involving this ship: -

 

Background Data:  One of a group of nine coasters which were not normally classed as RFA’s although some, on making deep sea passages, had a proportion of RFA Officers among their complement. They are included here as the ancestors of the more modern ammunition ships

 

1 November 1902 launched by  Mordey Carney & Co Ltd, Southampton as Yard Nr: 404 named BISON for the Naval Ordnance Dept

3 March 1903 completed

14 March 1903 handed over to the Admiralty at Sheerness

23 January 1914 arrived at Milford Haven

25 January 1914 at Milford Haven alongside HMS's CANOPUS and GOLIATH delivering naval ammunition

29 February 1916 at Cromarty alongside HMS WARRIOR

HMS Warrior 1905

HMS WARRIOR

14 March 1918 at Scapa Flow alongside HMS ACHILLES

HMS Achilles

HMS ACHILLES

 

11 May 1920 sailed Grangemouth for Inverness

10 July 1920 arrived Granton from Rosyth

31 July 1920 sailed Grangemouth for Chatham with Government stores

7 January 1921 sailed Grangemouth for Crombie in ballast

23 June 1921 Captain C F Harrison appointed as Master

22 October 1923 sailed Devonport for Portsmouth

10 April 1924 arrived at Devonport

15 July 1924 berthed at Priddy's Hard along with NAV's UPNOR and ISLEFORD

2 October 1924 berthed at Priddy's Hard, Portsmouth

12 October 1924 arrived at Devonport from Portsmouth

15 October 1924 sailed Devonport for Woolwich

19 January 1925 arrived at Devonport from Woolwich

24 October 1925 arrived at Devonport

16 March 1926 berthed in the Tidal Basin, Portsmouth Dockyard

5 September 1926 arrived at Devonport

27 January 1927 berthed at Priddy's Hard, Portsmouth Harbour

1 April 1927 arrived at Plymouth from Portsmouth

2 September 1927 arrived at Devonport

16 November 1927 sailed Devonport for Portsmouth

7 December 1927 arrived at Devonport

18 April 1928 arrived at Devonport from Woolwich

5 July 1928 arrived at Devonport

11 July 1928 sailed Devonport for Portsmouth

24 August 1928 arrived at Portsmouth from Devonport

13 October 1928 arrived at Devonport

26 January 1929 arrived at Devonport

20 March 1929 berthed in the Tidal Basin, Portsmouth Dockyard

27 April 1929 sailed Plymouth

11 July 1929 arrived Devonport

10 August 1929 sailed Devonport

20 September 1929 arrived at Devonport

23 October 1929 Captain C R Flaherty appointed as Master

21 November 1929 arrived at Devonport

1 January 1930 arrived at Devonport from Portsmouth

4 February 1930 passed the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard sailing west bound

11 February 1930 at Devonport

10 July 1930 sailed Plymouth for Portsmouth

3 October 1930 sailed Plymouth for Woolwich

26 December 1930 sailed Plymouth for Portsmouth

21 February 1931 arrived at Plymouth from Portland

11 March 1931 berthed at Priddy's Hard, Portsmouth Harbour

2 May 1931 arrived at Plymouth from Portsmouth

24 July 1931 berthed at Priddy's Hard, Portsmouth Harbour

28 August 1931 arrived at Plymouth from Portsmouth

25 November 1931 berthed in No: 1 Basin, Portsmouth Dockyard

5 March 1932 arrived at Plymouth from Woolwich

25 May 1932 arrived at Devonport

13 December 1932 berthed at Priddy's Hard Naval Armanents Depot, Portsmouth Harbour

16 December 1932 in the Tidal Basin, Portsmouth

2 March 1933 berthed in No: 2 Basin, Portsmouth Dockyard

3 March 1933 in No: 11 Dock, Portsmouth Harbour

11 April 1933 berthed at Priddys Hard Naval Armanents Depot, Portsmouth Dockyard

6 June 1933 off Powder Pier, Priddys Hard, Gosport Ordinary Seaman Donlad Walter Puddy discharged dead - drowned

14 July 1933 berthed at Priddys Hard Naval Armanents Depot, Portsmouth Dockyard

24 July 1933 berthed at Priddys Hard Naval Armanents Depot, Portsmouth Dockyard

21 October 1933 berthed at Priddys Hard Naval Armanents Depot together with NAV UPNOR

1 March 1934 arrived at Devonport

13 March 1935 arrived at Devonport

25 June 1936 arrived at the River Tyne from Woolwich

10 March 1937 arrived at the River Tyne from Rosyth

31 March 1937 Captain R J Ward  appointed as Master relieving Captain W C Bastin

20 May 1937 used at the Coronation Naval Review at Spithead to carry the officials of the Naval Armanents establishment 

3 December 1937 off the Royal Sovereign Lightship in collision with the Italian steamer Titania. Put into Portsmouth Harbour making water (slightly)

4 July 1939 passed the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard sailing east bound

1 August 1939 Captain Frederick S H Trapp appointed as Master. Previously he had been Master of NAV Upnor

16 June 1941 Captain W G Lupton  appointed as Master

20 October 1941 at Rosyth alongside HMS DUKE OF YORK supplying ammunition

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HMS DUKE OF YORK

22 October 1941 at Rosyth alongside HMS DUKE OF YORK supplying ammunition

24 October 1941 at Rosyth alongside HMS DUKE OF YORK supplying ammunition

16 February 1942 sailed Methil in Convoy EN 47/2 along with RFA EAGLESDALE

19 February 1942 arrived Oban

18 April 1942 sailed Lyness and joined convoy WN271 to Methil arriving on the next day 

23 February 1943 sailed Lyness and joined convoy WN397 to Methil arriving the next day. RFA EMPIRE SALVAGE was in the same convoy

21 December 1943 Captain J K Pearce appointed as Master

17 July 1945 berthed at Grangemouth

19 July 1945 sailed Grangemouth

8 August 1945 berthed at Grangemouth

25 August 1945 berthed at Grangemouth

26 August 1945 sailed Grangemouth

February 1947 purchased by Cia Dabiabe de Navegacao SA, Panama having been renamed Parita

1947 sold to Katerina Cia de Vapores SA and registered in Panama having been renamed Katerina

28 April 1948 sailed Albert Dock, Hull

20 June 1948 sailed Hull

9 November 1948 sailed King George dock, Hull

1 January 1949 berthed at Albert Dock, Hull

2 June 1949 in dry dock at Goole

1952 sold to Sevket Manioglu and registered at Istanbul, Turkey having been renamed ORTAKOY

1956 sold to Ismail Kaplama and remained registered at Istanbul, Turkey with the same name

1957 renamed I.KAPLAMA same owner and same registry

1959 Re-engined with 1 x 6 cyl 350 x 384 mm diesel engine by Schwermasch. Karl Liebknecht, Magdeburg. 480 bhp

1962 sold to Halil ve Mehmet Uzuner and registered at Istanbul, Turkey having been renamed ORTAKOY (again)

1965 sold to Celal Uzuner and remained registered at Istanbul, Turkey with the  name SARIKAYA

1980 sold to Orhan Sadikoglu ve Ortaklari and remained registered at Istanbul, Turkey with the  same name

1985 sold to Celal Uzuner ve Ortaklari Hizir Reis Tankeri Isletmesi and remained registered at Istanbul, Turkey with the  same name

August 1997 deleted from the Istanbul, Turkey register

 

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