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Name Official number Flag IMO
MARETANZA  120519  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1905  07/03/1905   
Vessel type Vessel description
Yacht   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
George Brown & Co, Greenock Garvel Shipyard  27 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
239 grt / 104 nrt / 279 tm 129.5 ft  22.1 ft  12.0 ft   
Engine builder Muir & Houston Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
T3Cyl (15, 25 & 40 - 27in) 175psi 774ihp 103nhp
1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Sir John Denison-Pender, KCMG, Grosvenor Crescent, London.   London  15/04/1905 
Other names
(MARETANZA V unofficial) - 1907 ZAREFAH - 1916 HMY ZAREFAH 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1907 William Birtwistle, JP, Stanley Street Mills, Blackburn, Lancashire.
1910 Edward Steane Price, Cornhill (later Lothbury), City of London.
By 1913 Mrs E S Price.
1914 Admiralty on hire.
28/05/1916 purchased by Admiralty.  
Vessel history
 
Remarks
Despite some popular references as MARETANZA V (Denison-Pender's fifth of the name), the official name was MARETANZA. 
End year Fate / Status
1917  Mined 08/05/1917 
Disposal Detail
Struck a mine off Deerness and sank off Mull Head with the loss of all 16 crew.  
 

 



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