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Official Number:                       244370  

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Builder:                                   Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp Ltd., Wilmington

Launched:                               28 December 1920

Into Service:                            WW2

Out of service:                         WW2

Fate:                                      17 January 1955 broken up

 

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Official Number:                       94507 

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Builder:                                   C. Mitchell & Co, Low Walker

Launched:                               21 December 1879

Into Service:                            November 1917

Out of service:                         1919

Fate:                                      2005 deleted from the Register

 

 

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Official Number:                       95340

Pennant No:                     Y 3.698

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Builder:                                   Richardson, Duck & Co Ltd, Thornaby, Stockton

Launched:                               30 January 1892

Into Service:                            11 May 1915

Out of service:                         24 December 1915

Fate:                                      24 December 1915 wrecked

 

 

 

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Official Number:                       129106

Pennant No:                     Y 3.143

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Builder:                                   Osbourne, Graham & Co, North Hylton, Sunderland

Launched:                               24 May 1910

Into Service:                            1914

Out of service:                         1 May 1917

Fate:                                      1 May 1917 captured and sunk

 

 

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Official Number:                       124210

Pennant Nr:                     Y 3.286 

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Builder:                                   A. Rodger & Co, Port Glasgow

Launched:                               25 July 1907

Into Service:                   12 August 1914

Out of service:                27 January 1916

Fate:                             August 1944 scuttled

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Official Number:                       122684

Pennant Nr:                     Y 3.298 

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Builder:                                   Furness, Withy & Co Ltd, Middleton, West Hartlepool

Launched:                               4 April 1904

Into Service:                            4 September 1914

Out of service:                         8 September 1916

Fate:                                      8 September 1916 sunk

 

 

14 July 1937 launched by Burmeister & Wain’s Maskin & Skibsbyggeri A/S, Copenhagen as Yard Nr 627 named ACTOR for Mosvold Shipping, Panama.

September 1937 completed

1938 purchased by Societe Francaise des Transports Petroliers a Paris, Le Havre and renamed LANGUEDOC

1940 seized by Britain after the fall of France, acquired by the MoWT under management of  J.I. Jacobs & Co Ltd, London and requisitioned for Admiralty service as an oiler, name unchanged.

 

 

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Official Number:                       102180

Pennant Nr:                     Y 3.615 

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Builder:                                   Sir Raylton Dixon & Co Ltd, Middlesbrough

Launched:                               2 July 1894

Into Service:                            1 May 1915

Out of service:                         27 October 1918

Fate:                                      27 October 1918 sunk

 

 

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Official Number:                       128803

Pennant Nr:                     Y 3.211

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Builder:                                   J Harkess & Son, Middlesbrough

Launched:                               24 January 1910

Into Service:                            11 August 1914

Out of service:                         4 January 1916

Fate:                                      4 January 1916 sunk after collision

 

 

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Official Number:                       129750

Pennant Nr:                     Y 3.80 

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Builder:                                   S.P. Austin & Son Ltd, Wear Dock, Sunderland

Launched:                               23 March 1910

Into Service:                            6 August 1914

Out of service:                         27 February 1918

Fate:                                      27 February 1918 torpedoed and sunk

 

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Official Number:                       1132053

Pennant Nr:                     Y 3.310

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Builder:                                   Short Bros Ltd, Pallion Yard, Sunderland

Launched:                               29 January 1910

Into Service:                            11 August 1914

Out of service:                         4 September 1916

Fate:                                      4 September 1916 captured and sunk

 

 

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Official Number:                       120484

Pennant Nr:                     Y 3.363 

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Builder:                                   Wm. Gray & Co Ltd, West Hartlepool

Launched:                               8 December 1904

Into Service:                            6 October 1914

Out of service:                         WW1

Fate:                                      17 November 1945 scuttled

 

 

8 June 1891 launched by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co, Hull as Yard Nr 344 named LEICESTER for the Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway Co, Grimsby.

August 1891 completed for her owners’ Grimsby - Hamburg service.

1 August 1897 owners restyled as Great Central Railway Co, Grimsby. Name unchanged

12 October 1914 requisitioned by the Admiralty for service as a Stores Carrier, name unchanged.  Was also known as Naval Stores Carrier No 23

 

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Official Number:                       81465

Pennant Nr:                     Y 3.969 

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Builder:                                   Short Bros Ltd, Pallion Yard, Sunderland

Launched:                               31 January 1880

Into Service:                            20 November 1915

Out of service:                         16 December 1915

Fate:                                      16 December 1915 wrecked

13 January 1890 launched by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co, Hull as Yard Nr 330 named LIBERTY for the Co-Operative Wholesale Society.

March 1890 completed for her owner’s Goole - Hamburg service

May 1906 purchased by the London & Yorkshire Railway Co, name unchanged

2 March 1915 requisitioned by the Admiralty for service as an Ammunition Carrier, name unchanged.

 

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Official Number:                       119587

Pennant Nr:                     Y 3.543

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Builder:                                   Furness, Withy & Co Ltd, Middleton, West Hartlepool

Launched:                               17 May 1904

Into Service:                            9 March 1915

Out of service:                         27 May 1916 mined and sunk

 

 

 

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Official Number:                       136681

Pennant Nr:                     Y 3.658

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Builder:                                   J. Readhead & Sons Ltd, West Yard, South Shields

Launched:                               9 April 1914

Into Service:                            1 June 1915

Out of service:                         20 September 1915

Fate:                                      20 September 1915 captured and sunk

 

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John H. Marsh Maritime Research Centre

Litiopa at Cape Town in about 1933

 

 

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Official Number:                       128509

Pennant Nr:                     Y 3.458 

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Builder:                                   Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Willington Quay, Newcastle

Launched:                               23 March 1910

Into Service:                            1914

Out of service:                         16 December 1915

Fate:                                      1 August 1917 captured and sunk

 

 

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Official Number:                       128947

Pennant Nr:                     Y 3.61 

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Builder:                                   Antwerp Engineering Co, Hoboken

Launched:                               15 October 1915

Into Service:                            10 August 1914

Out of service:                         26 April 1918

Fate:                                      26 April 1918 sunk

 

 

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Official Number:                       93472

Pennant Nr:                     Y 3.64

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Builder:                                   Palmer’s Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow

Launched:                               16 March 1888

Into Service:                            5 January 1916

Out of service:                         WW1

Fate:                                      21 January 1922 ran aground and wrecked

 

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Official Number:                       109237

Pennant Nr:                     Y 3.27

Builder:                           Craig, Taylor & Co Ltd, Stockton

Launched:                               21 December 1899

Into Service:                            5 January 1916

Out of service:                         2 April 1915

Fate:                                      2 April 1915 torpedoed and sunk

 

 

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Official Number:                       105874

Pennant Nr:                     Y 3.?? / G.016

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Builder:                                   J. Blumer & Co, North Dock, Sunderland

Launched:                               25 August 1896

Into Service:                            5 January 1916

Out of service:                         WW1

Fate:                                      28 February 1922 ran aground and wrecked

 

 

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Official Number:                       118627

Pennant Nr:                     Y 3.859 / Q 5

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Builder:                                   John Priestman & Co, Southwick

Launched:                               5 December 1903

Into Service:                            WW1

Out of service:                         WW1

Fate:                                      29 May 1928 broken up

 

 

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Official Number:                       169663

Pennant Nr:                     B 504

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Builder:                                   Barnes-Duluth Shipbuilding Co, Duluth, Minnesota

Launched:                               28 April 1943

Into Service:                            October 1943

Out of service:                         1946

Fate:                                      1 February 1962 broken up

 

 

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Official Number:                       106646

Pennant Nr:                     Y 3.574

Builder:                                   Blyth Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co, Cowpen Quay, Blyth

Launched:                               5 September 1898

Into Service:                            12 August 1914

Out of service:                         26 June 1917

Fate:                                      27 June 1917 torpedoed and sunk

 

 

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Official Number:                       137378

Pennant Nr:                     Y 5.8

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Builder:                                  Irvin’s Shipbuilding Yard, Peterhead

Launched:                               1916

Into Service:                            1 April 1916

Out of service:                         WW1

Fate:                                      1936 on disposal list - final fate unknown

 

 

 

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Official Number:                       113518

Pennant Nr:                     Y 3.748 / Y 8.107

Builder:                                   Workman, Clark & Co Ltd, Belfast

Launched:                               13 March 1902

Into Service:                            29 June 1915

Out of service:                         WW1

Fate:                                      20 September 1915 captured and sunk

 

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Official Number:                       105082

Pennant No:                     Y 8.39

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Builder:                                   John Duthie, Sons & Co, Aberdeen

Launched:                               27 January 1896

Into Service:                            1 December 1914

Out of service:                         12 April 1917

Fate:                                      Reported wrecked

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