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Name Official number Flag IMO
SPORTSMAN  133650  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1914  26/05/1914   
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   
Other names
1925 YEWHILL - 1937 SOUTHPORT 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1917 Albert Chester, Middlesbrough
03/0918 to 02/1919 Admiralty requisition as a RFA stores carrier
1919 Gower Shipping Co Ltd (C.A.R.Gibbs), Cardiff
1923 Hatherleigh Shipping Co Ltd (Wm.J.Stephens), Cardiff
1925 J.Stewart & Co, Glasgow
1935 J.Stewart & Co Shipping Ltd, Glasgow
1937 Albert Chester, Middlesbrough
1940 Geo W.Grace & Co Ltd, Sunderland
1946 Ribble Shipping Co Ltd (W.J.Ireland), Liverpool
1948 Park Shipping Co Ltd (Syros Shipping), Glasgow 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1956  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
23/11/1955 sunk in Gravesend Reach after colliding with Trinity House tender READY on a voyage from Antwerp to London with corn. 29/11/1955 raised and beached. 23/12/1955 refloated. 02/02/1956 delivered to T.W.Ward Ltd, Sheffield at their at Grays, Essex facility. 
 

 



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