Official Number:                     104228

Builder:                                  Wm Dobson & Co, Low Walker

Pennant No:                    Y 8.43 / Y 3.598

Launched:                              30 July 1900

Into Service:                           6 February 1915

Out of service:                        29 April 1919

Fate:                                     28 August 1933 arrived to be broken up 


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:

 30 July 1900 launched by Wm Dobson & Co. Low Walker as Yard Nr: 112 named Nidd for Goole Steam Shipping Co Ltd. Google

August 1900 completed for her owners' Goole to Antwerp route

1905 transferred to the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Co., Goole - name unchanged

21 January 1912 sailed Goole for Antwerp

18 July 1912 berthed at Goole from Antwerp

19 December 1912 berthed at Goole from Antwerp

24 October 1913 berthed at Goole from antwerp

6 November 1913 berthed at Goole from Antwerp

7 December 1913 sailed Goole to Antwerp

8 March 1914 sailed Goole to Antwerp

September 1914 served as a Transport for cross-Channel work

6 February 1915 requisitioned for Admiralty service as a Stores Carrier - name unchanged

29 March 1915 became a collier - name unchanged

11 July 1915 in the Eastern Mediterranean, based at Mudros

August 1915 participated in the evacuation of Suvla Bay after the failure of the Gallipoli Campaign

1 January 1916 Pink List shows her to be under the Vice Admiral, Eastern Mediterranean asa Water Carrier

29 April 1919 refitted and returned to her owners' commercial service - name unchanged

1 January 1922 owners became London & North Western Railway Co - name unchanged

1 January 1923 owners became London, Midland & Scottish Railway Co - named unchanged

1932 chartered to Great Western Railway Co for their Weymouth to Jersey cargo service

1933 laid up at Barrow

28 March 1933 arrived Mostyn for demolition by Darwyn & Mostyn Iron Co Ltd.


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