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Name Official number Flag IMO
VINA  90912  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1894  03/02/1894   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ramage & Ferguson, Leith Victoria Shipyard  124 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1021 grt / 610 nrt / 215.8 ft  32.0 ft  14.0 ft   
Engine builder Ramage & Ferguson, Leith
Engine detail
T3cyl (15½, 24, 39 x 30in) 99nhp, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Henry A Salvesen - mng J T Salvesen & Co, Grangemouth  Grangemouth   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1926 Ralph H Salvesen - same mng
1940? Ministry of War Transport
8/1944 Ministry of War?
 
Vessel history
1940 brought to Great Yarmouth for use as a blockship, if required
1943 towed to Brancaster, Norfolk
8/1944 moved further offshore and used as target for Royal Air Force testing new bombs
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1944  Target  
Disposal Detail
1944 in Royal Air Force service, used as a 'blind bomb training vessel'.
Later driven by NW gale to final position
Wreck remains still visible in sand-banks off Brancaster, Norfolk 
 

 



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