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Name Official number Flag IMO
BUFFALO  90137  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1898  07/06/1898   
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  414 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
251 grt / 5 nrt / 110.0 ft  24.1 ft  12.9 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
2-screw. 2 x T3cy (13½, 22½, 36 x 24in) 157nhp 850ihp 12kn 

First owner First port of register Registration date
East London Harbour Board, East London.  East London  24/10/1898 
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
1930 South African Railways & Harbours Board.
1954 Maurice & Israel Toyk, East London.  
Vessel history

WWII served as an examination vessel.  

End year Fate / Status
1955  Scuttled  
Disposal Detail
05/1955. Dismantled, towed out to sea and scuttled off Durban.  


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