Requisitioned Auxiliary – Glenmore


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Official No:                               86267

Builder:                                     J Key & Sons, Kingdom

Launched:                               14 October 1882

Pennant No:                           

Into Service:                            29 May 1916

Out of service:                         7 January 1920

Fate:                                          1932 reported as broken up



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:


14 October 1882 launched by J Key & Sons, Kinghom as Yard Nr 44 named GLENMORE for Steam Ship “Glenmore” Ltd (W Johnson & Co Managers), Liverpool

October 1882 completed

27 January 1910 berthed at Grangemouth from Middlesborough with a cargo of iron

29 May 1916 requisitioned for Admiralty service as a Blockship but served as a Store Ship – name unchanged and was later purchased

7 January 1920 purchased by D Inglessis & Sons, Piraeus and renamed DEMETRIOS INGLESSIS

1926 purchased by P M Nomikos, Piraeus and renamed MARIETTA NOMIKOS

1q1932 reported as broken up