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Name: LADY DUNCANNON
Launched: 14/09/1914
Completed: 10/1914
Builder: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Yard Number: 291
Dimensions: 181grt, 63nrt, 95.1 x 24.0 x 11.1ft
Engines: 2 x C2cyl (15 & 30 x 21ins), 95nhp, 650iph
Engines By: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 114910
History:
10/1914 Dover Harbour Board; registered at Dover
1958 WJ Guy & Sons Ltd, Cardiff; renamed CARDIFF ROSE
1961 Broken up
Comments: 02/1918 to 10/1919: Hired for Admiralty service at Dover
12/1939 to 06/1946: Hired by Admiralty for naval examination & then salvage service
30/03/1961: Holed by propeller of tanker whilst assisting it out of drydock at Cardiff
Beached in a sinking condition close to the Mountstuart Drydock and Pierhead pontoons
07/04/1961: Temporary hull repair failed and tug filled with water
1961: Broken up by Haulbowline Industries, Passage West, Cork


Above photo is copyright of South Tyneside Council

Above photo is copyright of South Shields Libraries

Above photo is courtesy of Alfred Turner

Above photo is courtesy of Ronald Stanford

Above photo is courtesy of John Grainger

Above photo as CARDIFF ROSE is copyright of A Duncan

Above photo as CARDIFF ROSE is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo as CARDIFF ROSE is courtesy of Alfred Turner

Above photo as CARDIFF ROSE is courtesy of Chris Jones

Above photo as CARDIFF ROSE is courtesy of Chris Jones

Above photo as CARDIFF ROSE is copyright of Paul Andow

Above photo as CARDIFF ROSE is copyright of Paul Andow