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Name Official number Flag IMO
HERCULES  90028     
Year built Date launched Date completed
1885  21/03/1885   
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Napier, Shanks & Bell,   30 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
197 grt / 3 nrt / 125.0 ft  21.6 ft  11.2 ft   
Engine builder Rankin & Blackmore, Greenock
Engine detail
Twin C2cyl (23" & 42" x 30") 196nhp, 2-Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Clyde Shipping Company, (G. J. Kidston, manager), Glasgow.   Glasgow  30/08/1885 
Other names
1915 HERACLES - 1919 HERCULES 
Subsequent owner and registration history
08/02/1893 Owners incorporated as the Clyde Shipping Company Ltd., (J. M. Cuthbert, manager), Glasgow.
03/02/1899 James Waterson, Belfast.
29/11/1900 Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast.
31/01/1917 Ocean Transport Company Ltd., (C. Payne, manager), London, (associated with Harland & Wolff Ltd.).
21/09/1929 Reverted to Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast.
 
Vessel history
1890 225grt 26nrt
13/3/1915 until 10/4/1919 on Admiralty service at Scapa Flow, Orkney as HMS HERACLES.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1933  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
1933 broken up by Smith & Houston Ltd, Port Glasgow 
 

 



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