ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
EMPIRE SPITFIRE
Construction
STEEL
Type
SS TUG
Date
1943
Official Number
165262
Description
Yard Number: 690

No change of name listed in Lloyd's Register of Shipping.
Last entry in Lloyd's as EMPIRE SPITFIRE in 1946-47.
To the Admiralty in 1947 and renamed WARDEN.
Renamed PROMPT in 1951.
Sold in 1975 to Thames Services Ltd, London and renamed TORQUE.
Sold in 1979 to Shoreham Salvage & Marine Ltd, Shoreham, West Sussex.
Sold in 1982 to Maryport Maritime Museum, Maryport, Cumbria.
Scrapped in 1986 in Millom, Cumbria.
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co., Aberdeen
Owner
Ministry Of War Transport
Dimensions
length 105 3/12' x breadth 27 1/12' x depth 12 3/6'
Gross Tonnage: 232 ton

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