Buteshire (2)

The forward funnel as built was an enlarged 'stove pipe' for the donkey boiler

01/05/1918: Torpedoed & damaged by U-Boat UB57. 8 crew died

Bizarrely the attack blew a lifeboat into the air and it landed on the aft funnel

Deemed a CTL she was handed over to the UK Government as war loss insurers

1919: Purchased by Blue Star and rebuilt, losing her forward funnel

1929: Broken up at Inverkeithing by TW Ward Ltd

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type


Hawthorne Leslie


Steam 3 Cyl




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