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Name: VOLUNTEER
Type: Mooring Vessel
Launched: 17/03/1916
Completed: 06/1916
Builder: Charles Rennoldson & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 177
Dimensions: 401grt, 135.0 x 28.0 x 10.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (13.25, 21.5 & 35 x 24ins), 500ihp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1947: 149159)
History:
06/1916 British Royal Navy
01/03/1918 Renamed VOLENS
01/1947 Tees Conservancy Commissioners, Stockton
13/01/1956 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Trinculo Class of mooring vessels
01/1947: Purchased for 3500
13/01/1956: Arrived at Gateshead for breaking up by JJ King & Co Ltd


Above photo as VOLENS copyright of the Mike Day Collection