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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

 

 

Items of historic interest involving this ship: -

 

Background Data:  One of a group of additional requisitioned by the Admiralty during WW1

 

Career Data:

21 December 1879 launched by C Mitchel & Co, Low Walker as Yard No: 392 named Norma for J B Perret, France

December 1879 completed

1888 owners now D H Macfarlane, London and renamed Hiawatha

3 August 1891 sailed Belfast

29 August 1891 sailed Barrow

28 October 1893 arrived San Franscisco from Leith

1910 owner Wm. Baird, Fifeshire - name unchanged

1911 owners now H Hiller & W Lang, Hamburg and renamed Clara

1915 owners now R E V James and renamed Polygon

1916 owners now V S E Grech, Galipoli and London and renamed La Valette

November 1917 requisitioned for Admiralty service as a Salvage Vessel - name unchanged

1919 returned to her owner - name unchanged

1930 owner now Turk Gemi Kurtarma, Istanbul and renamed Akbas

1966 now named Yeni Gundogdu

1984 owner now Tahir Kosi and renamed B Kartal

2005 deleted from Register

 

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