SMITH'S DOCK COMPANY LTD., SOUTH BANK

Name POL IX
Type Whaler
Yard Number 1050
Launched 06/08/1937
Completed 10/1937
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Engine builder Smith's Dock
Engine type T 3 cyl.
GRT 354
Length (feet) 134.8 (144 o.a.)
Beam (feet) 26.3
First owner Hvalf. Polaris A/S (Melsom & Melsom), Larvik
   
History 14/01/1941 Captured by German raider PINGUIN and renamed ADJUTANT. Initially used as a scout for PINGUIN, then as a mine layer for raiders in the S. Atlantic and Indian Ocean
   
Fate 01/07/1941 Scuttled after engine trouble off Chatham Island after having arrived with raider KOMET

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