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Name: DAFFODIL
Type: Ferry
Launched: 20/04/1906
Completed: 07/1906
Builder: Robert Stephenson & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 101
Dimensions: 475grt, 134nrt, 152.1 x 40.6 x 11.2ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (16, 24 & 41 x 21ins), 217nhp
Engines by: D Rollo & Sons, Liverpool
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 123974
History:
05/1906 Wallasey Urban District Council, Liverpool
1911 The Mayor, Aldermen & Burgesses of the Borough of Wallasey
1918 The Admiralty
1918 Returned to owners: renamed ROYAL DAFFODIL
1934 New Medway Steam Packet Co Ltd, Rochester
04/1938 Broken up
Comments: 1918: Requisitioned by The Admiralty
1918: Took part in the Zeebrugge raid
04/1938: Broken up at Ghent by Van Heyghen Freres


Above photos as DAFFODIL

Above photo as ROYAL DAFFODIL copyright Simplon Post Card