« « Back

Name Official number Flag IMO
LADY TORFRIDA  95054  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1888  02/04/1888   
Vessel type Vessel description
Yacht   Steel Screw Steamer 3 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Govan Fairfield  333 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
547 grt / 343 nrt / 735 tm 216.5 ft  27.0 ft    17 ft 
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
1-screw T3cy, 700hp giving 11.75 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Sir William Pearce of Cardell House, Wemyss Bay  Glasgow   
Other names
1889 VALFREYIA - 1928 STAR OF INDIA - 1946 RODOS 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1889 sold to H Bayard Brown, an American millionaire recluse, who renamed her VALFREYIA
1927 The Maharajah Jam Sahib of Nawanagar (better known as the cricketer ‘Ranji’), Southampton and fitted out for cruising in Eastern waters
1930 Sir George T. Hutchinson, Southampton
1931 Norman C. Barraclough, Southampton
1932 Sir Wyndham R. Portal Bt., later Lort Portal of Laverstoke
July 1940 requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted into an antisubmarine yacht
04/1941 purchased by the Admiralty
1946 Zarati S.S. Co. Ltd., Panama 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1951  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
1951 sold for breaking. 
 

 



« « Back