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VIC 12     Toward Lass

 

Builder Goole Shipbuilding
Official Nr 167125
Yard Nr 382
Launched 6/5/1942
Delivered 6/1942
Length 66.8 ft
Beam 18.4 ft
Gross 96 tons
Deadweight 140 tons
Engine 2 Cyl Steam Compound
GOVERNMENT SERVICE

from completion until 3/47 with Navy in the Clyde mainly transporting torpedoes to submarines in the Holy Loch

1947 Transferred to Admiralty and renamed C.713

CIVIL USE

Purchased in 1963 by W.Burke Ltd., Greenock and renamed Toward Lass. Later by M. Brown & Co. of Greenock and employed as a waste carrier for the US Submarine base on the Holy Loch.

Scrapped at Dalmuir in Fenruary 1980

The photographs below show her before and after conversion to diesel. Neither is dated.

 

Both photographs courtesy of the Roy Cressey Collection.