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Name Official number Flag IMO
W M BARKLEY  108626  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1898  21/06/1898  08/1898 
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon   73 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
569 grt / 147 nrt / 178.8 ft  27.1 ft  12.5 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
1 - Screw C.2-cyl. (18¾" & 44" x 30") 80hp. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
James M. Barkley (56/64) and William J. Thomson (8/64), trading as W.M. Barkley and Sons, Belfast   Belfast  08/08/1898 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1902 Owners restyled as Wm. Barkley & Sons Ltd.
28/04/1911 John Kelly Ltd., (Samuel Kelly, manager). £8,750,
29/11/1913 A. Guinness, Son & Company Ltd., Dublin.
 
Vessel history
War service
20.1.1916 until 28.5.1916: British Expeditionary Force Transport.
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1917  Torpedoed 12/10/1917 
Disposal Detail
Whilst on a voyage from Dublin to Liverpool with a cargo of stout was sunk with a torpedo by the German submarine UC 75, at a position 7 miles east from the Kish Light Vessel.

15/11/1917 Register closed 
 

 



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