John H Marsh Maritime Research Centre

John H Marsh Maritime Collection

A catalogue of a collection of 18000 photographs of 9200 ships taken in South Africa
mainly between 1921 and 1953

Prints from the original negatives are available for purchase

Information in order of Name,Type,Displacement in tons,Date of launch,Date of photographs,Fate where known

Ships with names beginning with the letter "Y"

  1. YAKA freighter 6065/1944 in 1946
  2. YAM-SUF trawler 567/1966 in abt 1975
  3. YAMBUKI MARU see as ESSEX MANOR
  4. YANG-TSE passenger 8150/1915 in 1937 & '38 (1959 scrapped)
  5. YANKEE sailing vessel small, sailing round world, at Cape Town 1938 & '41
  6. YARKON see as BRITISH ENGINEER
  7. YASUKAWA MARU see as BRONNOY
  8. YEIFUKU MARU freighter 5866/1918 in 1937 & '38 (1942 torpedoed)
  9. YIANNIS see as NEWBY HALL
  10. YNGAREN freighter 5246/1921 in early 1930s, '36 & '40 (1942 torpedoed)
  11. YOGEN MARU see as MOKO MARU
  12. YOLANDE BERTIN see as KAMBOLE
  13. YOMA passenger 8131/1928 in 1940 (1943 torpedoed)
  14. YOMAH see as TROPIC STAR
  15. YONE MARU see as TAMAHOKO MARU
  16. YONLEE see as CITY OF DURHAM
  17. YORK see as ESSO CRISTOBAL
  18. YORK HMS cruiser 9250/1928 in 1952 (1952 scrapped)
  19. YORK CASTLE freighter 5517/1901 in 1920s (1932 scrapped)
  20. YOROZ see as YSER
  21. YOSERIC freighter 5240/1918 in 1928 or '29 & early '30s (1937 scrapped)
  22. YOSHIDA MARU NO. 1 freighter 5425/1919 in 1933 (1944 torpedoed)
  23. YOSIDA MARU NO. 1 see as YOSHIDA MARU NO. 1
  24. YPIRANGA see as COLONIAL
  25. YPRESVILLE see as CLAN MACWHIRTER
  26. YRSA see as AFRICAN REEFER
  27. YRSA see as BLAIRADAM
  28. YSER freighter 1165/1903 in 1936
  29. YU LEE see as QUEEN ADELAIDE
  30. YUGARI MARU see as INGOLA
  31. YUHO MARU see as CAFFARO
  32. YUKON see as CELESTIAL
  33. YURI DOLGORUKI see as HAMBURG
  34. YURIY DOLGORUKI see as HAMBURG
  35. YUZBASI HAKKI minelayer Turkish 375dis ft/1940 in 1940 (1960 discarded as obsolete)

Where known, the fate of the ship is shown in brackets


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