Launched: 15/01/1885
Completed: 04/1885
Builder: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Yard Number: 211
Dimensions: 330grt, 48nrt, 148.4 x 26.2 x 13.9ft; (1906: 360grt, 0nrt)
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 60 x 30ins), 250nhp, 1200ihp, 12kts; (1906: 164nhp)
Engines By: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 91191
04/1885 Thomas A Jolliffe (t/a W & T Jolliffe); registered at Liverpool
05/1885 The Admiralty; renamed WOODCOCK
01/05/1886 Renamed JACKAL
10/07/1906 Harland & Wolff, Belfast; registered at Belfast
1917 Ocean Transport Co Ltd (C Payne, manager), London
09/08/1917 Wrecked
Comments: 01/01/1915: Hired by The Admiralty; renamed JACK
1917: Returned to owners; renamed JACKAL
09/08/1917: Wrecked on Bondicarr Rocks, South of Amble whilst towing hopper barge NIPPER.
Barge undamaged and crew rescued.

     Above photo as JACKAL courtesy of John Ward-McQuaid

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