VIC 87

Vessel name on Arrival: Dane

Original Builder: Richard Dunston - Thorne, Yorkshire

Original Yard No: 515

Official Number:

Vessel Type: puffer

GRT: 96

Year Built: 1943

Arrival Date: 06/03/1964

Breakup Started: 07/05/1964

Date First Beached: 06/03/1964

Date Breakup Completed: 04/06/1964

Draught For’d: 1' 6"

Draught Aft: 8' 6"

Name Changes:

 

Steam 'Puffer' coastal cargo ship

 

07-10-1944  :   Launched

Decbr 1944  :   Completed

 

Tonnages  :   96 tons  /  140 tons

 

Dimensions  :   66.8 feet   x   18.4 feet

 

Propulsion  :   2-Cylinder Compound Steam Engine

 

 

1945 – 1947  :   In Naval service

1947  :   Transferred to the Admiralty at Deptford, London

1948  :   As 'King Hal' for Overseas Towage & Salvage Company LImited of London

1949  :   As 'Dane' for J. Hay & Sons Limited of Kirkintilloch

 

(Seen here in Troon Harbour, awaiting tow into adjacent WSSCL shipbreaking facility)

 

 

 

Other Information:

Steam 'Puffer' coastal cargo ship

 

07-10-1944  :   Launched

Decbr 1944  :   Completed

 

Tonnages  :   96 tons  /  140 tons

 

Dimensions  :   66.8 feet   x   18.4 feet

 

Propulsion  :  2-Cylinder Compound Steam Engine, manufactured by Aitchison, Blair & Coy., Clydebank