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Yard No. 176
ss ARGUS



Yard Number 176 was named ARGUS when launched on Tuesday 06/12/1904 by Bow McLachlan & Company Paisley for HM Coastguard

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1905
Ship Type: Cutter
Ship's Role: Fishery protection
Tonnage: 224 grt
Length: 130 feet
Breadth: 23.2 feet

Owner History:
HM Coastguard
1920 Isles of Scilly Steamship Co.
1927 Alderney Steam Packet Company




Other names she bore were: ARGON (1917 for war service) PENINNIS (1920). Her last recorded name was RIDUNA (1927)

ARGUS was scrapped on 1932

Additional Information:
O.N. 144466 (As PENINNIS 1920)
Broken up at Plymouth.
Photo supplied by Internet source as PENINNIS
Previous updates by Stuart Cameron and George Robinson