Stephen

 

 

 

 Stephen

 

Official Number:                       131311

Laid down:

Builder:                                   R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Hebburn

Launched:                               20 September 1910

Into Service:                            May 1918

Out of service:                         1919

Fate:                                      Broken up December 1934

 

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:

 

20 September 1910 launched by R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Hebburn as Yard Nr 440 named STEPHEN for Booth SS Co Ltd, London

December 1910 completed as a passenger / cargo vessel

6 May 1912 berthed at Liverpool from Galveston, Texas with twenty seven passengers

May 1918 requisitioned by the Admiralty for service as a Stores Carrier, name unchanged

1919 returned to her owners

20 August 1920 arrived at Rio de Janeiro from Bahia

1 October 1921 berthed at Liverpool from North Brazillian ports with five passengers

12 April 1926 berthed at Liverpool from Para and Maderia with five passengers. Captain David Morris was Master

19 October 1929 sailed Liverpool for ports in Portugal and Brazil

4 April 1931 sailed Liverpool for ports in Portugal and Brazil

2 March 1933 sailed Hull for ports in Portugal and Brazil

6 March 1934 sailed Liverpool for ports in Portugal and Brazil

15 December 1934 arrived Briton Ferry for demolition by T.W. Ward ltd

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