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Name Official number Flag IMO
BERYL  131739  MEX   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1906  25/01/1906   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Tender  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Lobnitz & Co., Renfrew West Yard  611 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
222 grt / 74 nrt / 125.9 ft  20.1 ft  10.1 ft   
Engine builder Lobnitz & Co., Renfrew
Engine detail
T3Cy 10",16"&26"x22" 63nhp 250ihp 9kn 1-screw

1949 reengined 2 x M6cyl 600bhp 11kn Bauudouin 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Compañia Mexicana de Val del Aquila, Mexico City  Vera Cruz   
Other names
1915 YOSKYL - 1917 COCCINELLE I - 1921 CELUTA - 1925 ENEZ EUSSA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1912 Compañia Mexicana de Petroleo "El Aguila" SA, Mexico City - mng S Pearson & Son Ltd, London
29/5/1915 Anglo-Mexican Petroleum Products Co Ltd, London - reg Nassau (ON 131739)
3/1917 French Navy
1921 Compagnie Transinsulaire de Navigation, Granville - mng M Aubry, Paris - reg Granville
1924 Département du Finisterre - mng Compagnie des Chemins de Fer Départementaux, Brest - reg Brest
1936 mng Service Maritime Départemental, Brest
Vessel history
Ordered through S Pearson & Son Ltd, London
3/1917 auxiliary patrol vessel, based Brest
1921 Granville-Channel Islands service
1924 on Brest-Le Conquet-Mullein-Ouessant/Ushant service
4/1/1930 struck while berthed in the Port de Commerce, Brest by Belgian STANLEYVILLE (6741g/1920); repaired.
27/8/1939 requisitioned by French Navy
1940 taken over by German authorities under German flag and armed - served German garrison on Ushant
10/4/1943 attacked by British aircraft near Kermorvan
12/8/1944 scuttled nr Brest on Landerneaux River.
1945 raised and refurbished by Dubigeon, Nantes
8/11/1946 resumed Ushant service
14/2/1961 withdrawn from service.

Following chronology seems to be erroneous:
1908 became personal yacht of Tsar Ferdinand of Bulgaria
191x depot ship for German submarines
1919 seized in reparations and allocated to French Navy as auxiliary patrol vessel, based Brest.
1925 passengers 250 winter/350 summer 
End year Fate / Status
1961  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
2/1961 sold for breaking up in France. 


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