Category:Coringa (tugboat, 1914)
- Design by:
- Order date:
- Built by: William Denny & Bros, Dumbarton, United Kingdom
- Yard No:
- Keel laid:
- Launch date: 17.12.1913
- Date of completion: 25.2.1914
- Length over all: m
- LPP: m
- Beam: m
- Draught: m
- GRT: 294
- Sail area:
- Main engine: 1481 ihp
- Speed: kn
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- 1914 Named: CORINGA for The British India & Queensland Agency Company Ltd Brisbane Flag: Australia.
- 05.1917 Requisitioned and sent to the United Kingdom and armed and outfitted at Devonport (as pennant W12) for salvage, rescue, minesweeping and patrol, with a 12-pounder on the bow and a semi-automatic 6-pounder mounted on the engine-room skylight, and manned with the incredible number of 49 crewmen for such a small vessel, working from Devonport, Pembroke, Milford Haven, and Scapa Flow.
- 1918 Towed a German submarine to various ports for exhibition, and later towed U 101 from Leith to an anchorage in the Thames, off the Houses of Paliament.
- 1919 Refitted again at Devonport
- 10.1919 Left Rosyth with the Dutch dredger MERWEDE in tow for Singapore, before returning to Brisbane to resume her commercial activities
- 01.1940 Requisitioned again by the Admiralty, CORINGA travelled again to Britain.
- 23.06.1940 Lost in the Atlantic, with the actual circumstances of her loss never clearly defined
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