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Name Official number Flag IMO
ST ABBS  143042  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1919  17/12/1918  05/03/1919 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug Salvage  Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Ferguson Brothers (Port Glasgow) Ltd, Port Glasgow Newark  242 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
465 grt / 8 nrt / 860 disp 135.4 ft  29.1 ft  13.7 ft   
Engine builder Ferguson Brothers (Port Glasgow) Ltd, Port Glasgow
Engine detail
T3cyl 18¼"28½"48¼"x28" 116nhp 1200ihp 12kn 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty, London  London  05/03/1919 
Other names
SAINT ABBS 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Rescue Tug, Saint Class - W02
based at Bermuda
1927 registry no longer required
1934 based Portsmouth 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1940  Bombed 02/06/1940 
Disposal Detail
Lost by bombing off Dunkirk with the loss of 100 lives 
 

 



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