Danae (TID 155) - 1945

Danae (TID 155) - 1945

Postby Whickham » Sat Jun 02, 2012 8:30 am

DANAE of Alfred Holt & Co was built as the TID 155 by Wm Pickersgill in 1945 for the Ministry of War Transport. She was sold to Alfred Holt in 1946.

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Re: Danae (TID 155) - 1945

Postby tidesman » Sun Mar 05, 2017 12:37 pm

T.I.D. 155 c/s GCKB
O.N. 180171. 54g. 0n. 65.0 x 17.0 x 7.4 feet.
C.2-cyl. (12½” and 26” x 18”) by J. Dickinson and Sons Ltd., Sunderland. Boiler by J. G. Kincaid and Co. Ltd., Greenock. Oil fuel. 220 IHP. 8½ knots.
Post 1964: 6-cyl 4 SCSA made in 1963 by Paxman Diesels Ltd, Colchester. 283bhp
Post 1973: 12-cyl. 4 SCSA (108 x 127mm) vee type engine in 1971 by General Motors Detroit Diesel, Allison Division.
28.8.1945: (Ministry Job No. A/MS/1364) launched by Wm. Pickersgill and Sons Ltd., Sunderland (Yard No. 282) for the Ministry of War Transport, London, (Stanley Lancelot Tottle, Hull, manager at the Ministry).
24.10.1945: Registered at Sunderland, vessel No.23 of 1945.
25.10.1945: Completed.
10.11.1945: Allocated to the South East Asia Command, (T. Phelan and Co. Ltd, Liverpool, appointed as lay-up managers).
4.1946: Owners restyled as the Ministry of Transport, (Stanley Lancelot Tottle, Hull, manager at the Ministry).
1946: Sold to the Ocean Steam Ship Co. Ltd., (A. Holt and Co, managers) Liverpool, and renamed DANAE for harbour duties at Hong Kong. Re-registered at Liverpool.
1959: Sold to via Peters and Co. Ltd., to Wang Kee and Co. Ltd., Hong Kong, and renamed renamed HAILEY. Re-registered at Hong Kong.
1961: Sold to the Sarawak Co (1959) Ltd at Kuching, registered at Hong Kong.
1964: Re-engined and re-registered at Kuching.
1973: Re-engined.
1982: Offered for disposal.
1985: Demolished
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