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Name Official number Flag IMO
DUCHESS OF YORK  106903  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1896  28/05/1896   
Vessel type Vessel description
Ferry Excursion Pleasure  Steel Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  406 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
302 grt / 127 nrt / 185.5 ft  22.1 ft  8.6 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
C2cyl diagonal 24"45"x64" 140nhp 800ihp, 14knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Southampton, Isle of Wight & South of England RMSP Co Ltd, Southampton  Southampton  04/07/1896 
Other names
1928 DUCHESS OF CORNWALL 
Subsequent owner and registration history
6/1919 The Admiralty
6/1919 The Shipping Controller, London - reg London
12/1921 Southampton, Isle of Wight & South of England Royal Mail Steam Packet Co Ltd, Southampton - reg Southampton 
Vessel history
18/5/1916 requisitioned by the Admiralty as auxiliary patrol vessel, and later commissioned as HMS DUCHESS OF YORK as minesweeper No.102 in Mediterranean/Aegean.
Purchased by the Admiralty in 1919 but repurchased by Red Funnel in 1921.
Following a request from Canadian Pacific Steamships in 1928 to use the name DUCHESS OF YORK, she was renamed DUCHESS OF CORNWALL
Bombed and sunk at Royal Pier, Southampton in 1940, raised and repaired.
Withdrawn from passenger service 10/1946; used as reserve cargo steamer. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1949  Broken Up 19/12/1949 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Northam 19/12/1949 for breaking up by Pollock, Brown & Co. 
 

 



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