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Name Official number Flag IMO
STORK  120633  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1905  02/10/1905  1905 
Vessel type Vessel description
Tug Tender  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Hawthorns & Co., Leith   107 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
278 grt / 63 nrt / 115.5 ft  24.1 ft  10.4 ft   
Engine builder Hawthorns & Co., Leith
Engine detail
Twin T3cyl 8½",14",22"x20" 70nhp 8kn, 2-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Union Castle Mail Steamship Co Ltd- mng Donald Currie, London  London  15/11/1905 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1942 South African Defence Department
1945 Stork Steamship Co (Pty) Ltd - reg Durban
 
Vessel history
For passenger tender service at East London, South Africa
1914 278grt 107nrt
1914 involved in invasion of Gernal South West Africa
17/3/1917 requisitioned by Admiralty for towage service at Dar es Salaam
11/4/1919 returned to owners
1939 requisitioned by South African Defence Department as examination vessel, at East London, then Durban
1945 operated as a tug, later pleasure steamer in Durban Bay
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1958  Scuttled  
Disposal Detail
Scuttled near Durban 
 

 



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