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Name Official number Flag IMO
SWINDON  152718  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1919  25/12/1918  08/1919 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Minesweeper  Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Ardrossan Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Ardrossan The Shipyard  298 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
944 grt / 325 nrt / 800 disp 219.5 ft  28.6 ft  15.5 ft   
Engine builder Ross & Duncan, Glasgow
Engine detail
Twin T3cyl (13¼,21¼,34x21ins), 105nhp, 2-screw, giving 16 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty, London     
Other names
BANTRY (intended) - 1925 LADY CECILIA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
26/11/1921 Stanlee Shipbreaking Co Ltd, Dover
2/1921 Richard Welshford, Liverpool
1925 Union Steamship of British Columbia Ltd, Vancouver - rfeg Vancouver (ON 152718, 1st)
1926 Union Steamships Ltd, Vancouver
1951 Coast Ferries Ltd, Vancouver 
Vessel history
Aberdare-class minesweeper
Laid down as BANTRY, renamed SWINDON during construction
1921 sold for demolition and delivered 21/3/1922 at Devonport

1922-5 converted to passenger vessel by Coaster Construction Company, Montrose: 944grt 325nrt, 219.5 x 28.6 x 15.5ft  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1951  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
10/1951 sold for breaking at Gambier Island, British Columbia 
 

 



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