Yearby 01

 Yearby 01

 

Official Number:                         106956

Laid down:

Builder:                                      Ropner & Son, Stockton

Pennant Number:                       Y 3.1378

Launched:                                  19 November 1896

Into Service:                               18 December 1916

Out of service:                            1919

Fate:                                          4q / 1932 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 augument the RFA

Career Data:

19 November 1896 launched by Ropner & Son, Stockton as Yard Nr: 330 named Yearby for R Ropner & Co., West Hartlepool

December 1896 completed

18 February 1910 sailed Theodosia

17 March 1910 sailed Lisbon

1916 owners became Sir Robert Ropner & Co Ltd., West Hartlepool - name unchanged

18 December 1916 requisitioned for Admiralty service as a Collier - name unchanged - until 27 February 1918

28 February 1918 re-deployed as an Expeditionary Force Transport carrying ammunition empties from Le Havre to Blyth until 10 March 1918

11 March 1918 re-deployed as a collier until 22 March 1918

23 March 1918 re-deployed as an Expeditionary Force Transport carrying ammunition empties from Le Havre to Newport, Monmouth for 1 trip thence re-deployed as a collier until 10 May 1918

11 May 1918 re-deployed as an Expeditionary Force Transport carrying ammunition empties from Le Havre to Newport, Monmouth for 1 trip

1919 sold to M H Bland & Co Ltd., Gibraltar and renamed Gibel Yedid

1925 sold to S N Valmades, Syra and renamed India

1st quarter 1931 broken up at Rotterdam by G B Pas & Sons

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