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Name Official number Flag IMO
TORRENS  76800  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1877  27/07/1877   
Vessel type Vessel description
Dredger   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Simons & Co. Ltd., Renfrew London Works  201 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
135 grt / 47 nrt / 100.4 ft  21.2 ft  8.8 ft   
Engine builder William Simons & Co. Ltd., Renfrew
Engine detail
C2cyl 13"22"x18" 30nhp, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
William Simons, Renfrew  Glasgow  29/08/1877 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1880 The South Australian Government - reg Port Adelaide.
1887 Melbourne Harbour Trust Commissioners - reg Melbourne
1897 McIlwraith & McEacharn & Co Ltd, Melbourne
1904 reg Fremantle
c1916 (1904?) Government of Western Australia, Perth
c1924 North Coast Shipping Co Ltd, Perth 
Vessel history
Built as dredger/tug
c1897 converted to cargo ship
c1905 135grt 47nrt; c1916 134grt 54nrt
by1926 engines removed - intended to be anchored at Crawley WA for use of Sea Scouts. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1926  Scuttled 09/11/1926 
Disposal Detail
Scuttled outside the North Mole, Fremantle.  
 

 



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