Name ISLAND QUEEN
Type Dry Cargo
Year 1916
GRT 822
Engines Steam
Builder GOOLE SHIPBUILDING & REPAIRING CO. LTD.
At GOOLE (Dutch River)
Launch date Fourth quarter 1915
Yard number 175
Owners London & Channel Islands S.S.Co. (Cheeswright & Ford), London
History

Requisitioned by Admiralty 11/1916 to 6/1919 and operated as the 'Q Ship' PRIVET, ALCALA, Q.19 and SWISHER. Sank the U-boat U.85 while serving as PRIVET. Sold in 1919 to Limerick S.S.Co., and renamed FOYNES. Sunk by Nationalist air attack while loading oranges at Valencia on 27 January 1939. Refloated on 23 November 1939 and renamed CASTILLO RIAZA in 1940 under Spanish government ownership.. Passed to Empresa Nacional 'Elcano' in 1942 and to Naviera de Nalon, Gijon in 1955. Renamed MINA SORRIEGO in 1959.

Fate Broken up by Desguaces y Salvamentos at Gijon, work commencing on 30 April 1966

 

ISLAND QUEEN as MINA SORRIEGO


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