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Name Official number Flag IMO
SPORTSMAN  133650  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1914  26/05/1914  06/1914 
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ardrossan Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Ardrossan The Shipyard  257 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
572 grt / 250 nrt / 175.5 ft  27.0 ft  10.4 ft   
Engine builder W V V Lidgerwood, Coatbridge
Engine detail
T3cyl (13.5,22,36x24ins), 82hp, 1Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
North British Shipowners Ltd (G.Elsmie & Sons), Aberdeen  Aberdeen  09/07/1914 
Other names
09/1925 YEWHILL - 03/1937 SOUTHPORT 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1917 Albert Chester, Middlesbrough.
1919 Gower Shipping Co. Ltd, (C. A. R. Gibbs, manager), Cardiff .
02/1921 Hugh Owen Jones & Co Cardiff, appointed as managers.
11/1922 Hatherleigh Shipping Co. Ltd, (Wm J. Stephens, manager) Cardiff.
09/1925 John Stewart and Company, Glasgow.
01/1935 J. Stewart & Co (Shipping) Ltd.
12/1936 Albert Chester, Middlesbrough,
05/1930 George W. Grace and Company, London,
02/1946 Ribble Shipping Company Ltd., (S. William Coe and Company Ltd., managers).
08/1947 Park Shipping Company Ltd., (Leonidas M. Valmas, of Syros Shg Ltd / J. P. Hadoulis Ltd., managers), London.
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
Park Shg Co Ltd managers vary dependent on source 
End year Fate / Status
1956  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
23/11/1955 Whilst on a voyage from Antwerp with corn for London, collided with Trinity House Tender READY, and sank in Gravesend Reach, River Thames.
29/11/1955 Raised and beached.
23/12/1955 Refloated and subsequently declared as beyond economical repair.
02/02/1956 Arrived at Grays, Essex for demolition by T. W. Ward Ltd, Sheffield.
 
 

 



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