ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
KILBRIDE
Type
PATROL GUNBOAT
Date
1918
Official Number
144919
Description
Yard Number: 637
Kil Class Patrol Gunboat

Renamed: SCOTSGAP; REBUS; POGGIOREALE; NINO DI GALLURA; ALFREDO

Steam triple expansion engine, 16" x 26" x 44" with 26" stroke. 1466 i.h.p.
Engines by Campbell & Isherwood, boilers by Denny.

January 1919 during widespread Communist revolts across Britain, 'at Milford Haven the sailors on HMS Kilbride refused to do their watches for the rotten pay they were receiving, refused to go to sea and hoisted the red flag' [http://pubs.socialistreviewindex.org.uk/sr226/rosenberg.htm]

14 February 1920 sold to Robinson, Brown and Joplin, fitted with electric light.
1920 Lloyd's Register of Shipping listed owner B. Bureston, manager Joplin & Hull, registered at Newcastle.

This vessel was sold as SCOTSGAP, by Joplin and Hull in September 1922 to German buyers.
Renamed REBUS (by 1925)

In September 1925, this vessel was sold by Johannes Ick. G m. b. H. Hamburg to V Quargnali, Trieste.
Renamed POGGIOREALE (source: wrecksite)

Sold 1928 to Sarde FS. Italy
Renamed NINO DI GALLURA (source: wrecksite)

Sold 1933 to Dani & Co, Genoa
Renamed ALFREDO
Sunk 20th January 1943 by torpedo attack from aircraft (source: wrecksite)
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
Admiralty
Dimensions
length 170' 5" x breadth 30' 1" x depth 16'
Gross Tonnage: 654 ton

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