9/7/1913 posted as missing at Lloyd's

Wreckage later found on Seven Stones rocks in 50.00.14N 06.00.45W
Capt Sewell and crew of 12 lost. ">

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Name Official number Flag IMO
TOANUI  133121  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1913  20/02/1913   
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Chalmers & Co., Rutherglen Rutherglen  161 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
103 grt / 45 nrt / 85.4 ft  20.1 ft  9.3 ft   
Engine builder James Ritchie, Glasgow
Engine detail
C2cyl 17"36"x24" 53nhp 450ihp 10kn 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Gisborne Sheepfarmers Frozen Meat Co Ltd, Gisborne NZ  Glasgow  14/05/1913 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
30/5/1913 sailed Bowling for Gibraltar and New Zealand; later put back to Gourock.
3/6/1913 sailed from Gourock 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1913  Wrecked  
Disposal Detail
11/6/1913 ship's boat marked TOANUI seen floating off North Cornwall coast, and then dashed to pieces on rocks about 1 mile west of St Ives (reported as "about seven miles north of Penzance"); four lifejackets also found.
9/7/1913 posted as missing at Lloyd's

Wreckage later found on Seven Stones rocks in 50.00.14N 06.00.45W
Capt Sewell and crew of 12 lost. 
 

 



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