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VIC 105      Banjul

 

Builder Shipbuilding Corp, Newcastle
Official Nr 169210
Yard Nr 27
Launched 3/1946
Delivered 6/1946
Length 83.5 ft
Beam 20 ft
Gross 154 tons
Deadweight 165+ tons
Engine Motor
GOVERNMENT SERVICE

1946 Registered at Newcastle

One of only two VICs built by this builder (the other being VIC106) and both were among a few built from scratch with diesel engines. With the navy and admiralty at Gosport and later at Plymouth until she was sold in 1948

CIVIL USE

Purchased by Fraser & White Ltd and in 1949 sold on to H Madi of Liverpool for service in West Africa as the "Banjul". Reported scuttled in 1965.