D/S Sidney Smith

Other names
Southern Sky til 1936
Call sign
ZSQN
Shipping company
The Union Whaling CO, Ltd.,Durban,Sør Afrika
Nationality
South Africa flaggSouth Africa
Home port

Shipyard

Name
Smiths Dock Co.Ltd., Middlesbrough, UK
Build year
1929

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Civilian ship, Navy ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
250
Net tonnage:
88

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.

Dimensions

Length:
116.0'
Beam:
24.2'
Draft:
12.7'
  • HISTORIKK:
    v/H. Larsson-Fedde.

    7/1929: The Southern Whaling & Sealing Co. Ltd v/ N.C.Watt, Dunedin, U.K. - SOUTHERN SKY
    /1936: Union Whaling Co. Ltd. v/ A.E. Larsen, Durban, South Africa  - SIDNEY  SMITH
    /1940: Rekv. av The South African Navy (Minesweeper T 35) - SIDNEY  SMITH
    3/1942: Rekv. av The Royal Navy, U.K. - HMS PARKTOWN
    6/1942: Senket 21/6-42 av Tyske E-båter nær Tobruk

    Maskineri:
    Triple dampmaskin - 3 cylindere diam. 14", 23" & 39" - 24". Maskineri bygget ved Shields Eng. Co. Ltd. North Shields, UK.