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Name Official number Flag IMO
WOODCOCK  121346  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1906  10/04/1906   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  372 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1619 grt / 688 nrt / 270.4 ft  36.1 ft  16.6 ft   
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
T3cyl, 460nhp, 1 screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
G & J Burns Ltd, Glasgow  Glasgow  02/07/1906 
Other names
1915 WOODNUT - 1920 WOODCOCK - 1929 LAIRDSWOOD - 1931 LOCHNAGAR - 1946 RENA - 1951 BLUESTAR 
Subsequent owner and registration history
06/1922 Burns & Laird Lines, Glasgow
10/1930 Aberdeen Steam Navigation Co. Ltd, Aberdeen
08/1946 Rena Cia de Nav SA (P. Protopapas), Panama 
Vessel history

1914 Requisitioned by Admiralty as an Armed Boarding Vessel and as a Fleet Messenger.
1915 Renamed HMS WOODNUT to avoid confusion with General Steam Nav Co's Woodcock.
1920 Reverted to WOODCOCK.
1929 Renamed LAIRDSWOOD after G & J Burns amalgamated with the Laird Line.
1940-1945 Engaged in evacuation from Norway and sailings to Shetlands and Iceland.
1946 Europe - Australia immigrant ship 360 passengers. 

Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1952  Broken Up 26/04/1952 
Disposal Detail
Arrived 26/04/1952 to be broken up at La Spezia 
 

 



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