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Name: HELIOS launched as LADY NOBLE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/06/1898
Completed: 08/1898
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 74
Dimensions: 694grt, 473nrt, 185.0 x 29.2 x 11.8ft; (1901: 797grt, 221.5ft)
Engines: T3cyl (15, 25 & 40 x 27ins), 93nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
08/1898 Dampfschiffahrts Ges “Neptun”, Bremen
1925 Red för Angaren ‘Pluto’ (O Bengtsson), Helsingborg; renamed PLUTO
1927 Manager GF Persson, Landskrona
1929 Rederi A/B Henckel (H Trolle Henckel), Gothenburg
1950 Manager O Schrader
1950 Maskinaffären Generator A/B (Sten A Olsson), Gothenburg; renamed STEFAN
08/1952 Broken up
Comments: 16/06/1898: Launched as LADY NOBLE for LS Carr & Co, Newcastle
1901: Lengthened to 221.5ft, then 797grt
28/10/1928: Stranded 4 miles SSE of Örskär Light House on a voyage from
Batskärsnäs to St Malo with timber, refloated, condemned and sold
08/1952: Broken up at Bo’ness, arrived there 15/08/1952


Above photo as PLUTO copyright of Tomas Johannesson

Above photo as STEFAN copyright of Robert Bomans Collection