Dauntless

A British steel steamship the SS Lapland was built in 1890 by W. B. Thompson & Co. Ltd., Dundee as SS Ptarmigan for the Cork Steamship Co., Ltd., Cork.

The SS Ptarmigan was sold in 1903 to British & So. American Steam Navigation Co., Ltd. (R. P. Houston & Co.), Liverpool and renamed SS Dauntless.

She was only named SS Lapland in 1907 when she was purchased by Liverpool & Hamburg SS. Co., Ltd. (D. Currie & Co.), Liverpool.  

She was requisition by the Admiralty in 1914 and was scuttled as a blockship in East Weddell Sound on the 16th September 1915

Vessel

Built

Service

Tonnage

Dauntless

1890

Ex Ptarmigan

1903 Purchased renamed Dauntless

1907 Sold to Liverpool & Hamburg SS Co renamed Lapland

2157

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type

HP

Screws

96102

W B Thompson

Dundee

W B Thompson

Dundee

Steam 3 Cyl

194 NHP

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