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Name: VAGRANT
Type: Yacht
Launched: 28/02/1903
Completed: 07/1903
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 774
Dimensions: 440grt, 117nrt, 160.6 x 26.0 x 14.1ft
Engines: T3cyl, 150nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 118613
History:
07/1903 Charles P Markham, Newcastle
1926 Claude Grahame-White, Newcastle; renamed ETHLEEN
1936 Renamed LADY VAGRANT
1940 Government of Greece; renamed VRYSSIE
1947 Cia Atlantica y Pacifica SA, Panama
1948 "Sardamare" Cia di Nav per i Servizi Marittimi della Sardegna, Cagliari
1948 Renamed G M ANGIOY
No later history known
Comments: 25/09/1914: Hired by The Admiralty as an anti-submarine yacht
Armed with 1 x 12pdr & 1 x 6pdr guns
01/02/1919: Returned to owners
08/1939: Hired by The Admiralty as an anti-submarine yacht
1964: Converted to a barge


Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 02/03/1903