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Name: MARSDEN
Launched: 07/06/1917
Completed: 09/1917
Builder: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Yard Number: 303
Dimensions: 195grt, 17nrt, 100.2 x 24.0 x 11.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (20 & 42 x 27ins), 98nhp, 700ihp
Engines By: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 137265
History:
09/1917 Sunderland Towage Co Ltd; registered at Sunderland
05/1918 France, Fenwick Tyne & Wear Co Ltd, Sunderland
04/1921 British Tanker Co Ltd; registered at Swansea; renamed MUMBLES
25/02/1931 Wrecked
Comments: 09/1917: Purchased from builder for 12,500
10/1917: Hired by the Admiralty
11/1919: Returned to owners
25/02/1931: Wrecked at Oxwich Point, Swansea Bay


Above photo of MUMBLES aground is courtesy of the WT Goldsworthy collection