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Name Official number Flag IMO
LST.3015    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1945  16/03/1945  21/09/1945 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Landing ship  Steel Screw Steamer 1 Mast 
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  702 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 4980 disp 347 ft oa  55 ft 3in    12 ft 5in 
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
2-shaft, VTE, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers, oil, 5500ihp giving 13.5 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Admiralty     
Other names
1947 BATTLER - 1956 EMPIRE PUFFIN 
Subsequent owner and registration history
October 1956 transferred to the Ministry of Transport, renamed EMPIRE PUFFIN and managed by the Atlantic Steam Navigation Company
1960 sold to K.C.Irving, St.John, New Brunswick, 
Vessel history
Landing Ship, Tank, Mk III

October 1956 recalled to service for the Suez crisis from being cocooned on the River Clyde 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1966  Broken Up 05/07/1966 
Disposal Detail
Arrived for scrapping at La Spezia 5/7/1966 
 

 



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