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Name Official number Flag IMO
THISTLE  85067  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1881  28/06/1881   
Vessel type Vessel description
Yacht   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow Castle Yard  169 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
369 grt / 210 nrt / 544 tm 186.9 ft  25.1 ft  14.0 ft   
Engine builder Blackwood & Gordon, Port Glasgow
Engine detail
C2cyl (26 & 32 x 55in), 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Duke of Hamilton, London  London   
Other names
1921 LYKAS - 1924 ARGUS 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1895 Rear Admiral Sir C.G.Fane KCB
1910 Markby, Stewart & Co., London
10/10/1914 requisitioned by the Admiralty as an Auxiliary Patrol Vessel used on the East Coast
1917 C.F.Lumb, London
1918 J.A.G.Rugeroni, London
1921 J. de S.Graca, Lisbon
1924 Soc de Nav. 'Argus', Lisbon
 
Vessel history
1919 omitted from the Register of Yachts as she was 'no longer a yacht'.
By 1921 converted to a cargo ship.
10/1922 damaged by fire in petrol cargo on passage Lisbon to Oporto. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1927  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
Scrapped in the second quarter 1927 
 

 



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