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Name Official number Flag IMO
CETUS  120378  ZA   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1905  07/06/1905   
Vessel type Vessel description
Dredger Suction Hopper  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Simons & Co. Ltd., Renfrew London Works  421 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2414 grt / 1328 nrt / 3000 dwt 295 ft  46.6 ft  20.5 ft   
Engine builder William Simons & Co. Ltd., Renfrew
Engine detail
Twin T3Cyl 284nhp 4000ihp, 2-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Natal Government, Port Natal     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1910 Union Government of South Africa - Railways & Harbours Dept, Natal
29/12/1911 reg Port Natal (1st, ON 120378)
1938 James Dredging, Towage & Transport Co of South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Durban.
1938 James Dredging, Towage & Transport Co Ltd, London.
 
Vessel history
6/6/1905 naming ceremony held but not launched due to low water level; launched following day 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1938  Broken Up 17/11/1938 
Disposal Detail
27/11/1938 arrived at Briton Ferry from Southampton, in tow of SCOTSMAN, for demolition by Thomas W Ward Ltd. 
 

 



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