Requisitioned Auxiliary – Lossie

 

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Official Number:                       105082

Pennant No:                     Y 8.39

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Builder:                                   John Duthie, Sons & Co, Aberdeen

Launched:                               27 January 1896

Into Service:                            1 December 1914

Out of service:                         12 April 1917

Fate:                                      Reported wrecked

 

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

Career Data:

 27 January 1896 launched by John Duthie Sons & Co., Aberdeen as Yard No: 178 named Haller for George R Haller Ltd., Hull

February 1896 completed

1905 purchased by North Eastern Shipping Co Ltd., (G Elsmie & Sons, Managers) Aberdeen and renamed Lossie

1 December 1914 requisitioned for Admiralty service as a Stores Carrier – name unchanged

12 April 1917 returned to her owners – name unchanged

5 September 1917 was reported wrecked on Bell Rock but was still listed until 1920