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Name Official number Flag IMO
CALAIS  105984  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1896  20/01/1896  06/03/1896 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Ferry  Steel Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Denny & Bros, Dumbarton   529 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
979 grt / 352 nrt / 280.0 ft  35.0 ft  13.4 ft   
Engine builder Denny & Company, Dumbarton
Engine detail
T3cyl (35½, 52½, 76 x 72in), 490nhp 18kn 

First owner First port of register Registration date
London, Chatham & Dover Railway Co, London  Glasgow   
Other names
1912 AU REVOIR 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1896 reg London
1/1899 mng South Eastern & Chatham Railway Companies' Managing Committee, London
1911 P Hattemer, Boulogne 
Vessel history
For Dover-Calais night service (200 berths and 700 day passengers)
c1902 1004grt 364nrt
1911 used as a passenger tender for Hapag liners at Boulogne, and summer excursions
2/8/1914 requisitioned by French Navy as auxiliary patrol vessel (later minesweeper?), supporrting the 2nd Submarine Squadron  
Remarks
Initially registered at Glasgow as Denny held deeds and payment was over 8 months late. 
End year Fate / Status
1916  Torpedoed 27/02/1916 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by UB.18 when 6 miles NNW of Cap de la Hève, nr Le Havre. Three crew killed. 
 

 



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