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Name Official number Flag IMO
BALMORAL  113300  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1900  15/05/1900  7/1900 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Excursion  Steel Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Samuel McKnight & Co Ltd, Ayr   60 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
473 grt / 97 nrt / 236.0 ft  27.1 ft  9.6 ft   
Engine builder Hutson & Son Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
C2cyl diagonal 36½"66½"x66" 300nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Southampton, Isle of Wight & South of England Royal Mail Steam Packet Co Ltd (Red Funnel), Southampton  Southampton   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Ordered from Hutson & Sons Glasgow and hull contracted to McKnight.
1033 passengers
1914 473grt 190nrt; 1921 471grt 188nrt
15/5/1915-11/6/1919 requisitioned by Admiralty, initiall as a troop transport, and then as minesweeper No.583. Returned to service after refit in 1921.
29/4/1940 requisitioned by Admiralty as auxiliary anti-aircraft ship No.241 (fitted out by John I Thornycroft & Co Ltd, Woolston); from 9/1943 accommodation ship on the Clyde. Returned to owners 1946 in poor condition.
1947 laid up 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1948  Broken Up 31/12/1948 
Disposal Detail
31/12/1948 arrived Northam for breaking up by Pollock, Brown & Co. 
 

 



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