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Name Official number Flag IMO
ROBINA  135726  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1914  24/04/1914   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Excursion  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ardrossan Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Ardrossan The Shipyard  259 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
306 grt / 121 nrt / 159.6 ft  26.1 ft  8.9 ft   
Engine builder McKie & Baxter, Copland Works, Govan
Engine detail
Twin T3cyl 10½,17,28 x 18in, 79nhp, 2-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
New Morecambe Bay Central Pier Co Ltd (mng William A Turner), Bradford  Ardrossan   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
7/1922 Willam & Pratt Cordingley, Pudsey
1925 William McCalla, Belfast
1927 William Trevor McCalla (Ulster Steam Tender Co), Belfast
1929 reg Belfast
3/1941 Ulster Steam Tender Co Ltd, Belfast
1942 (managed Caledonian Steam Packet Co Ltd, Glasgow)
1946 Coast Line Ltd, Falmouth
1949 Southampton, Isle of Wight & South of England Royal Mail Steam Packet Co Ltd, Southampton 
Vessel history
Initially ran excursions from Morecambe, and in 1919 from Blackpool
1915-1919 Admiralty requisition as auxiliary patrol vessel
1920 chartered to W H Tucker & Co Ltd, Cardiff for services to Bristol and Weston-super-Mare
1921 laid up
1922 operated Barrow-Fleetwood service for the Furness Railway Co
1923-1925 operated from Blackpool under charter to Blackpool Steam Shipping Co Ltd and H D Bickerstaffe

1925-1939 operated excursions based at Belfast
6/1940 requisitioned as examination vessel in Belfast Lough and, from 1942, a troop tender on the Clyde until 1946.
Coast Line's purchase in 1946 was a mistake as her draught was to great for the Falmouth excursion trade intended, so she was chartered to David MacBrayne Ltd for 1946-1947, and then briefly to Island Shipping Co Ltd for Guernsey-Sark service in June 1948. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1953  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
8/1953 towed to Rotterdam by tug NOORD-HOLLAND and broken up at Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht during Q3/1953 
 

 



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