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Official Number:                     124155

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Builder:                                    D & W Henderson, Glasgow

Launched:                              16 November 1906

Pennant No:                           Y 3.1090 / 6821

Into Service:                            27 May 1916

Out of service:                        1918

Fate:                                         Broken up 2 July 1932

 

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Background Data:  One of several ships requisitioned by the Admiralty for service during WW1 to augment the ships of the RFA

Career Data:

 

16 November 1906 launched by D & W Henderson & Co., Meadowside Yard, Glasgow as Yard Nr. 454 named Magdala for Steamship Magdale Co Ltd., (Maclay & McIntyre, Managers), Glagow

December 1906 completed

27 May 1916 requisitioned for Admiralty service as a collier - name unchanged until 15 July 1916

29 December 1916 re-deployed as a collier until 14 February 1917

15 February 1917 re-deployed as a Transport carrying wheat from the United States until 9 May 1917

10 May 1917 re-deployed as a Transport carrying wheat from Canada until 7 July 1917

8 July 1917 re-deployed again as a collier until 15 September 1917

16 September 1917 re-deployed as an Expeditionary Force Transport carrying Mediterranean stores and motor transport until 22 January 1918

23 January 1918 re-deployed again as a collier until 11 March 1918

12 March 1918 re-deployed as a Transport carrying maize from South Africa until 13 June 1918

23 April 1918 sighted by the Armed Merchant Cruiser HMS PERTH entering Perim and later the same day seen by the same warship leaving Perim

14 June 1918 re-deployed as a Transport carrying wheat from the River Plate area; then as a Transport carrying stores on the Australian Government service and then finally as a Transport carrying wheat from the United States

2 July 1932 arrived Sunderland for demolition by Wm Doxford & Son

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