Requisitioned Auxiliary – Aegir

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Official No:                             133416

Builder:                          Cochrane & Sons, Selby

Launched:                      28 September 1912

Pennant No:                           Y 3.???

Into Service:                   27 March 1918

Out of service:                during WW1

Fate:                             10 November 1930 torpedoed and sunk


Items of historic interest involving this ship:


Background Data:  One of an additional group of ships requisitioned by the Admiralty during WW1 to augment the ships of the RFA


Career Data:

28 September 1912 launched by Cochrane & Sons, Selby as Yard Nr: 541 named ÆGIR for D. Hurtley & Sons Ltd, Hull

27 November 1912 registered at Hull

30 November 1912 completed

7 January 1918 sold to Co-Operative Wholesale Society Ltd, Manchester – name unchanged

27 March 1918 requisitioned for Admiralty service as a collier until 13 May 1918

30 October 1924 sold to G.T. Gillie & Blair Ltd, Newcastle – name unchanged

4 November 1924 sold to Societé de Transport Maritime, Etaples and renamed VILLE D’ETAPLES

February 1926 sold to James Davies, Cardigan and renamed TEIFI

10 November 1930 while on passage from Cardigan to Cardiff in ballast, she struck a submerged object off Flat Holm in the Bristol Channel and sank in position 51°23.27N 03°08.02W