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Name Official number Flag IMO
WOODCOCK  121346  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1906  10/04/1906   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  372 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1619 grt / 688 nrt / 270.4 ft  36.1 ft  16.6 ft   
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
T3cyl, 460nhp, 1 screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
G. & J. Burns Ltd, Glasgow  Glasgow  02/07/1906 
Other names
1914 WOODNUT - 1920 WOODCOCK - 1928 LAIRDSWOOD - 1931 LOCHNAGAR - 1946 RENA - 1951 BLUESTAR 
Subsequent owner and registration history
06/1922 Burns & Laird Lines, Glasgow
10/1930 Aberdeen Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, Aberdeen
08/1946 Rena Cia de Nav SA (P.Protopapas), Panama
 
Vessel history

1914 requisitioned by Admiralty as an Armed Boarding Vessel and as a Fleet Messenger.

1915 renamed HMS WOODNUT to avoid confusion with General Steam Nav Co's Woodcock.

1929 reverted to WOODCOCK.
1940-1945 engaged in evacuation from Norway and sailings to Shetlands and Iceland.

 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1952  Broken Up 26/04/1952 
Disposal Detail
Broken up at La Spezia, arrived on above date. 
 

 



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