Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.K.
Official Number 165564
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 259.92
Width 40.33
Depth 17.58
Gross Tonnage 1636.00
Net Tonnage 891.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00452

Vessel History

Rebuilds Converted to mine destructor vessel, 1940.
History Vessel operated on Great Lakes during season of 1954, under charter to Reoch Steamship Co., Ltd., Montreal, P.Q.
Disposition While under charter to Cowben, Longstaff, & Co., Ltd., on voyage from Munksund for London, cargo of timber shifted, vessel capsized and sank in position 63.2N x 19.39E, near Ornskoldsvik, Gulf of Bothnia, on June 18, 1959.

Build Information

Builder Short Brothers, Ltd.
Place Built Sunderland, Great Britain
Date Built 1937-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
SPRINGDALE (HMS)1940-00-001947-00-00U.K.U.K. NAVY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Springwell Shipping, Ltd.1937-00-001940-00-00U.K.165564
Royal British Navy1940-00-001947-00-00U.K.U.K. NAVY
Springwell Shipping, Ltd.1947-00-001953-00-00U.K.165564
Eastboard Shipping, Ltd. (Federal Commerce & Navigation Co., Ltd., Mgrs.)1953-00-001955-00-00U.K.165564
Springwell Shipping, Ltd.1955-00-001959-00-00U.K.165564