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Name Official number Flag IMO
THE PRINCESS  115690  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1902  12/05/1902  06/1902 
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon   107 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
623 grt / 250 nrt / 181.3 ft  27.2 ft  11.0 ft   
Engine builder Muir & Houston Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
1 - Screw C.2-cyl. (20½" & 44" x 30") 80 RHP. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
John Hay, Glasgow.   Glasgow  17/06/1902 
Other names
08/10/1929 MONTALTO 
Subsequent owner and registration history
08/08/1915 John Hay & Sons.
01/01/1921 J. Hay & Sons Ltd.
12/02/1929 Wm. Barkley & Sons Ltd., (Wm. Clint, manager, Kelly Group), Belfast, and renamed MONTALTO.
19/08/1940 Culliford Shipping Co. Ltd. (Fred C. Thompson, trading as Culliford and Clark Ltd., managers), London
 
Vessel history
17/04/1941 Having arrived from Ipswich to load; sustained severe damage when bombed by German aircraft at Rochester, and sank with 730 tons of cement aboard.
19/05/1941 Register closed.
13/09/1941 Refloated by the Admiralty; She was declared a constructive total loss but was re-purchased by her former owners.
25/10/1941 Arrived at Surrey Commercial Docks, London for drydocking. Not repaired
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
Prior to 08/1942 in the hands of unspecified shipbreakers.
 
 

 



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