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Name Official number Flag IMO
FLYING KITE  160260  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1929  23/05/1929  06/1929 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug Towing  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Bow, McLachlan & Co. Ltd., Paisley Thistle Yard  487 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
260 grt / 2 nrt / 105.0 ft  27.1 ft  12.9 ft   
Engine builder Bow, McLachlan & Co. Ltd., Paisley
Engine detail
1-screw C.2-cyl. (21" & 44" x 28") 85NHP 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Clyde Shipping Company Ltd., (Wm. Cuthbert, manager), Glasgow.   Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
12/1940 Taken up on Admiralty service 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Mined 15/09/1941 
Disposal Detail
Exploded a mine whilst working in the area of the Dalmuir Basin and sank with the loss of five lives including her Master. Subsequently raised and demolished. 
 

 



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