HAREDELA


HAREDELA

 

Official Number:                    109510

Builder:                                  Wigham Richardson & Co Ltd., Low Walker

Pennant No:                 Q 34

Launched:                              31 July 1901

Into Service:                           15 February 1917

Out of service:                        26 March 1919

Fate:                             10 December 1941 torpedoed & sunk

 

                              

Items of historic interest involving this ship: -

 

Background Data:  One of an additional group of ships requisitioned by the Admiralty during WW1 to augment the ships of the RFA

Career Data:

 

24 December 1901 launched by J L Thompson & Son Ltd as Yard Nr: 395 named Hanley for Walter Thomas Steamship Co Ltd., Cardiff

May 1902 completed

8 June 1911 sailed Glasgow for Ghent

18 July 1911 arrived at Glasgow from Belfast in ballast

9 October 1911 arrived at Greenock from Ghent for Glasgow

11 November 1914 arrived at Rouen from Glasgow

19 July 1915 arrived at Liverpool from Bordeaux

21 July 1915 requisitioned for Admiralty service as a Commissioned Miscellaneous Vessel (Decoy Ship) - also operated as Acton, Woffington and Gandy

31 January 1916 arfrived at Glasgow from Rouen in ballast

26 March 1919 returned to her owners as Harelda

25 March 1920 passed the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard sailing west bound

10 July 1922 passed the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard sailing east bound

1922 owners became British & Continental Steamship Co Ltd., Liverpool - name unchanged

18 December 1937 passed the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard sailing west bound

13 June 1938 passed the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard sailing east bound

7 July 1938 passed the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard sailing west bound

30 August 1938 passed the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard sailing west bound

11 September 1938 passed the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard sailing east bound

18 September 1938 passed the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard sailing west bound

1938 purchased by Tai Yau Steam Ship Co Ltd., (Mak Man Sang, Managers) Hong Kong - name unchanged

1939 renamed Hareldawins by her owners

10 December 1941 torpedoed and sunk by Japanese submarine I-124 some 8 miles west of Baigayos Point, Luzon

 

 

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