SUN XI (1925)

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SUN XI (1925)

Post by yorkieman » Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:28 pm

With SUN VIII
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Re: SUN XI (1925)

Post by Bill Harvey » Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:03 pm

SUN XI (1925 - 1964)
O.N. 148618. 183g. 63n. 100.0 x 25.6 x 12.0 feet.
T.3-cyl. (15½", 24” & 40" x 27") engine by the shipbuilder. 112nhp. 750ihp.
12.5.1925: Launched by Earle's Shipbuilding and Engineering Company Ltd., Hull (Yard No.651) for William Henry James Alexander, London.
6.1925: Completed.
1929: Transferred to W.P. and G. F. Alexander, London.
1930: Transferred to W. H. J. Alexander Ltd., London.
1940: Present at Dunkirk evacuation.
23.7.1940 until 11.2.1944: Requisitioned by the Admiralty,(Steel and Bennie Ltd., appointed as managers).
1964: Sold to Schelde Sleepvaart Bedrijf,Belgium and renamed SCHELDE X.
3.1966: Sold to Rimorchiatori Sardi SpA, Italy andrenamed ANDREA.
1985: Sold to Caprioni SpA for demolition at Porto Torres.

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