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SEMBAWANG (J.J.10) - Yard No 140 - Paddle Train Ferry - Sir John Jackson Ltd - Built 1929

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SEMBAWANG (J.J.10) Ship No 140.
   
Owners    Sir John Jackson Ltd
           
Registered     Keel Laid    
Type of Ship    Paddle Train Ferry Launched    
      Handed Over    
Ship Details          
Length Overall    160' 0" Launch Details    
Length B.P.    118' 0" Weather    
Beam    32' 0" Time to Water    
Depth Moulded     10' 0"      
Draught          
G.R.T.    316      
DWT          
           
Engines    Steam powered side paddle wheels      
Props    N/A      
Speed          
           
Other known names    Scuttled at Singapore in 1942    
           
Current Status        
Content on SEMBAWANG (J.J.10) will be added as and when available. 
 
Ships History

This Paddle Train Ferry was built to operate in and around the Island of Singapore and they were first built at Leith then taken out to the Far East and re-errected on site, completed and handed over (after steaming trials) there by Henry Robb Ltd.

Double tracks were fitted capable of carrying 12 large wagons with steam winches arranged for the loading and unloading of wagons and also for operation of the gangways.

SEMBAWANG (J.J.10) was one of a double order for such vessels and both were scuttled in Singapore with the advancing Japanese army just over the causeway from this historic port in 1942

Building first at the shipyards in Leith then marking the ship off so as to make it simple to re-erect on site in some other part of the world was a speciality of the Leith Shipyards.

Complete with side wheel paddles for power she was a splendid sight when in operation.

So much for all the kit boat makers nowadays telling us that this, is a wonderful new way of putting boats together!


We try here to give as full an account of her history as time and research permits, if you know of missing info
or you have any photographs of her, then please get in touch and we shall update her story as we go along.

 

 
Tales from the Ship

Here you will find the stories from the men and women who sailed on the ships, what was it really like to be working on a ship in a raging sea and in the pitch dark of night, the real stories some funny some sad, some good and some bad.

Dedicated to all the brave men and women who sailed the vessels from the Leith Shipyards.

Should you know of anyone who may have sailed on her, then please feel free to get in touch so that we can add the story here.

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