Requisitioned Auxiliary – Maashaven

 fanny 1907 1

 

 

fanny 1907 1

(as ss Fanny)

 

 

Official Number:                      142728

Laid down:                              

Builder:                                   Bonn & Mees, Rotterdam

Launched:                              24 December 1906

Pennant No:                           Y 3.2444

Into Service:                           1918

Out of service:                        1918

Fate:                                       Broken up

 

Items of historic interest involving this ship: –

 

Background Data:  One of several ships requisitioned by the Admiralty for service during WW1 to augment the ships of the RFA

Career Data:

 

24 December 1906 launched by Bonn & Mees, Rotterdam as Yard Nr: 177 named Maashaven for N V Mij. s/s Maashaven (N V Gebr. van Uden’s Scheepvaart & Agent. Mij, Managers) Rotterdam

31 January 1907 Lloyds List newspaper reported …

 

31 1 1907 Lloyds List Maashaven

 

February 1907 completed

1 May 1907 sailed Galatz

21 June 1907 sailed Archangel for Rotterdam

4 March 1908 arrived at Syracuse from Newport, Gwent

5 October 1908 passed Lodingen when on passage from Rotterdam to Archangel

17 May 1909 arrived at Hartlepool from Calais, France

26 July 1909 arrived at  Archangel from Rotterdam

10 August 1909 passed Lodingen when on passage from Archangel to Rotterdam

30 November 1909 arrived at Messina, Italy from Newport, Gwent

29 December 1909 sailed from Algiers for Baltimore

26 May 1910 sailed St Vincent CV for Barry Roads

3 September 1910 arrived at Venice, Italy from Methil

25 May 1911 sailed the River Wear for Archangel

18 December 1911 arrived at Buenos Ayres from Campleton

5 December 1912 arrived at Galveston, Texas afrom Maderia

7 July 1913 arrived Glasgow from Nieuwe

26 September 1914 arrived at Sapelo from Cardiff

2 November 1914 arrived at Fleetwood from Darien

17 February 1915 arrived at St Vincent CV from Rosario

15 January 1916 the Western News reported …

 

Press Cutting Western News 15 Jan 1916

 

27 April 1916 the Pall Mall Gazette reported …

 

Pall Mall Gazette 27 Apr 1916

 

6 June 1916 the Dundee Courier newspaper reported …

 

Press Cutting Dundee Courier 6 Jun 1916

 

1918 under auspices of Shipping Controller, London under management of F C Strick & Co and requisitioned for Admiralty service as a Collier – name unchanged. Exact dates not known

7 February 1919 sailed the River Tees for Blyth

31 October 1919 passed the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard sailing west

15 January 1927 while on passage from Bena for Riga grounded south of Lysorot near Windau

14 February 1927 refloated and assisted into Ventspils, Windau by a salvage steamer – describved as ‘leaky’

30 August 1929 arrived Methil from Abderdeen for bunkers

28 August 1931 sailed Aberdeen for Rotterdam

25 March 1935 from Rotterdam arrived at Libreville

13 June 1935 passed St Catherine’s Point sailing westbound

1940 sold to Wm H Muller & Co & Kon,  Nederlandsche Hoogovens & Staalfabrieken N.V. Rotterdam and renamed Zuijderburgh

26 April 1947 passed the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard sailing east bound

1947 sold to Rederi A/B Fanny, Mariehmn and renamed Fanny

1954 sold to Rederi A/B Sally, Mariehamn – name unchanged

30 October 1959 arrived Kripen a/d Ijssel for demolition by Heuvelman Scheepvaartbedrijf