Yard No. 161
ss PIONEER

built by Ferguson Shipbuilders Port Glasgow in 1905

(PIONEER)

ss PIONEER

Yard Number 161, was named PIONEER when launched on Saturday, 15/04/1905 by Ferguson Shipbuilders Port Glasgow , for Victorian Government, Dept of Ports & Harbours, Melbourne.

This ship had an unhappy end, as she was scuttled on 1950

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1905
Ship Type: Hopper Dredger
Tonnage: 543 grt
Length: 170 feet (BP)
Breadth: 37.1 feet
Owner History:
Victorian Government, Dept of Ports & Harbours, Melbourne

Additional Information: Completed: May 1905
Scuttled off Port Phillip
Previous update by Bruce Biddulph