Left: A 66 foot design VIC (in this case ex VIC 9) Right: An 85 foot design VIC (in this case VIC 56)

Table from Allan T. Condie

Number

Built

Date

Length

Beam

Net

G.T.

Disposal.

Usage.

 
VIC 1

 

Dunston, Thorne

 

1941

 

66.8

 

18.5

 

41

 

96

 

Mercantile Glengall.

 

PLA Mooring Tender

 

S

 

VIC 2

Dunston, Thorne

1941

66.8

18.5

41

96

 

Sold Locally Malta. 1950.

S

VIC 3

Dunston, Thorne

1941

66.8

18.5

41

96

 

Lost Freetown S. Africa 25/12/45.

S

VIC 4

 

Dunston, Thorne

 

1942

 

66.8

 

18.5

 

41

 

96

 

Mercantile Lady Isle (II)

 

Scrapped St. Davids 1981.

 

S

 

VIC 5

Goole Shipbuilding

1941

66.8

18.5

41

96

 

Pounds Portsmouth 1948.

S

VIC 6

 

Goole Shipbuilding

 

1942

 

66.8

 

18.5

 

41

 

96

 

Admiralty

 

.

 

S

 

VIC 7

Dunston, Thorne

1942

66.4

18.4

39

98

Mercantile Lady Isle.

Stranded Tarnish 11.8.56 Total Loss.

S

VIC 8

Dunston, Thorne

1942

66.4

18.4

39

98

Admiralty Malta.

Mercantile Seahorse V 1966.

S

VIC 9

Dunston, Thorne

1942

66.4

18.4

39

98

Admiralty C667

On sale list 1949.

S

VIC 10

Dunston, Thorne

1942

66.4

18.4

39

98

Mercantile Emmanuel

 

S

VIC 11

 

Goole Shipbuilding

 

1942

 

66.8

 

18.5

 

41

 

96

 

Mercantile Zulu. 1948.

 

Lost 12/51 off Stranraer

 

S

 

VIC 12

Goole Shipbuilding

 

66.8

18.5

41

96

Mercantile Toward Lass.

Scrapped Dalmuir 1980.

S

VIC 13

Not built?

               

VIC 14

Pimblott Northwich

1942

66.8

18.5

41

96

Mercantile Storford.

 

S

VIC 15

Pimblott Northwich

1942

66.8

18.5

41

96

YC390 1951.

 

S

VIC 16

Pimblott Northwich

1943

66.8

18.5

41

96

Admiralty Chatham.

Sold 1964 - Scrapped.

S

VIC 17

Pimblott Northwich

1943

66.8

18.5

41

96

Admiralty Malta.

Sold 1967.

S

VIC 18

Hay, Kirkintilloch

1942

66.7

18.5

42

97

Mercantile Spartan.

 

S

VIC 19

Pimblott Northwich

1942

66.8

18.5

41

96

Admiralty Gibraltar

 

S

VIC 20

Pimblott Northwich

1942

66.8

18.5

41

96

Govt of Gambia.1946

Lost 1951.

S

VIC 21

Dunston, Thorne

1942

66.8

18.5

41

97

Admiralty

 

S

VIC 22

Dunston, Thorne

1942

66.8

18.5

39

94

Mercantile Mazda.

 

S

VIC 23

 

Dunston, Thorne

 

1942

 

66.8

 

18.5

 

41

 

97

 

Mercantile Limelight -

 

Cloch Lass.

 

S

 

VIC 24

Dunston, Thorne

1942

66.8

18.5

41

97

Admiralty Harwich

Mercantile Advance.

S

VIC 25

Dunston, Thorne

1943

66.8

18.5

41

97

Admiralty

 

S

VIC 26

Dunston, Thorne

1943

66.8

18.5

41

96

Mercantile Polar Light.

To D Taylor, Perth

S

VIC 27

Pimblott Northwich

1943

66.8

18.5

41

96

Mercantile Auld Reekie.

 

S

VIC 28

Pimblott Northwich

1943

66.8

18.5

41

96

Admiralty Plymouth

Sold 1961.

S

VIC 29

 

Pimblott Northwich

 

1944

 

66.8

 

18.5

 

42

 

97

 

Mercantile Glenrosa.

 

Lost off Mull 16.1.58.

 

S

 

VIC 30

Pimblott Northwich

1942

66.8

18.5

41

96

Admiralty Gosport

 

S

VIC 31

 

Pimblott Northwich

 

1944

 

66.8

 

18.5

 

42

 

97

 

CTL 1949

 

later Mercantile Rahumani

 

S

 

VIC 32

Dunston, Thorne

1943

66.8

18.5

41

97

Admiralty C702.

Preserved as VIC 32..

S

VIC 33

Pimblott Northwich

1944

66.8

18.5

42

97

Mercantile Smeaton.

 

S

VIC 34

Pimblott Northwich

1946

66.8

18.5

41

96

Admiralty Greenock

 

S

VIC 35

 

Pimblott Northwich

 

1945

 

66.8

 

18.5

 

41

 

96

 

Admiralty Greenock

 

Herbert, Bude, 1970.

 

S

 

VIC 36

Dunston, Thorne

1943

66.8

18.5

41

97

Admiralty Harwich

Pierce, Essex 1964.

S

VIC 37

 

Dunston, Thorne

 

1944

 

66.8

 

18.5

 

41

 

97

 

Admiralty Rosyth

 

Lady Morven 1966 - Preserved Maryport.

 

S

 

VIC 38

 

Browns S & D Hull.

 

1943

 

66.8

 

18.5

 

41

 

97

 

Admiralty Malta

 

Sold 1966

 

S

 

VIC 39

 

Browns S & D Hull.

 

1943

 

66.8

 

18.5

 

41

 

97

 

Admiralty Plymouth

 

On sale list 1965.

 

S

 

VIC 40

Dunston, Thorne

1944

66.8

18.4

41

96

Mercantile Hip Sang

 

D

VIC 41

Dunston, Thorne

1944

66.8

18.4

41

96

Admiralty Hong Kong.

 

D

VIC 42

 

Dunston, Thorne

 

1944

 

66.8

 

18.4

 

41

 

96

 

Mercantile Yarvic.

 

Taillfer 1968.

 

D

 

VIC 43

Dunston, Thorne

1944

66.8

18.4

41

96

Admiralty Hong Kong.

1952 Madonna Star New Guinea.

D

VIC 44

Dunston, Thorne

1944

66.8

18.4

41

96

Admiralty

 

D

VIC 45

Dunston, Thorne

1944

66.8

18.4

41

96

Admiralty Hong Kong

 

D

VIC 46

Dunston, Thorne

1944

66.8

18.4

41

96

Admiralty

 

D

VIC 47

Dunston, Thorne

1944

66.8

18.4

41

96

Admiralty Tricomalee

 

D

VIC 48

Dunston, Thorne

1944

66.8

18.4

41

96

Admiralty Calcutta

Target Ship 1961.

D

VIC 49

 

Pimblott Northwich

 

1944

 

80.5

 

20

 

52

 

147

 

Admiralty

 

Mercantile Sund 2.

 

S

 

VIC 50

Pimblott Northwich

1944

80.5

20

52

147

Admiralty

Sold 1948.

S

VIC 51

 

Pimblott Northwich

 

1944

 

80.5

 

20

 

52

 

147

 

Admiralty Deptford

 

Mercantile Tsavo Lady 1974.

 

S

 

VIC 52

 

Browns S & D Hull.

 

1944

 

66.8

 

18.4

 

41

 

96

 

Admiralty Harwich

 

Sale list 1967

 

S

 

VIC 53

 

Browns S & D Hull.

 

1944

 

66.8

 

18.4

 

41

 

96

 

Admiralty Singapore

 

broken up.

 

S

 

VIC 54

Watson Gainsboro├»¿½

1944

80.5

20

52

147

Admiralty

 

S

VIC 55

Watson Gainsboro├»¿½

1944

80.5

20

52

147

Admiralty - Gosport

Sale list 1968

S

VIC 56

 

Pollock Faversham

 

1945

 

80.5

 

20

 

52

 

147

 

Admiralty Rosyth.

 

Preserved.

 

S

 

VIC 57

Pollock Faversham

1945

80.5

20

52

147

Mercantile Arran Monarch.

 

S

VIC 58

 

Pollock Faversham

 

1948

 

80.5

 

20

 

52

 

147

 

Contract Cancelled

 

Nervo - London & Roch. Trading 1948

 

?

 

VIC 59

 

Pollock Faversham

 

1948

 

80.5

 

20

 

52

 

147

 

Contract Cancelled

 

Knox - London & Roch. Trading 1948

 

?

 

VIC 60

Pimblott Northwich

1945

80.5

20

52

147

Admiralty

Sold 1964 - scrap

S

VIC 61

Pimblott Northwich

1945

80.5

20

52

147

Admiralty

Sold 1964 - scrap

S

VIC 62

 

Pimblott Northwich

 

1945

 

80.5

 

20

 

52

 

147

 

Admiralty Devonport

 

To NPL 1970.

 

S

 

Number

Built

Date

Length

Beam

Net

G.T.

Notes.

   
VIC 63

 

Pimblott Northwich

 

1946

 

80.5

 

20

 

52

 

147

 

Mercantile Colonsay

 

- Lost 1960.

 

S

 

VIC 64

Pimblott Northwich

1946

80.5

20

52

147

Mercantile Celt.

 

S

VIC 65

Pimblott Northwich

1946

80.5

20

52

147

Admiralty Devonport

 

S

VIC 66

Pimblott Northwich

1946

80.5

20

52

147

Admiralty Rosyth

 

S

VIC 67

Pimblott Northwich

1947

80.5

20

52

147

Mercantile ANN W.

 

S

VIC 68

 

Pimblott Northwich

 

1946

 

80.5

 

20

 

52

 

147

 

Contract cancelled

 

Completed as Moelang 1947 - Holland

 

D

 

VIC 69

 

Pimblott Northwich

 

1946

 

80.5

 

20

 

52

 

147

 

Contract cancelled

 

Completed as Moebai 1947 - Holland

 

D

 

VIC 70

 

Pimblott Northwich

 

1946

 

80.5

 

20

 

52

 

147

 

Contract cancelled

 

Completed as Moelara 1947 - Holland

 

D

 

VIC 71

 

Pimblott Northwich

 

1946

 

80.5

 

20

 

52

 

147

 

Contract cancelled

 

Completed as Moeda 1947 - Holland

 

D

 

VIC 72

 

Browns S & D Hull.

 

1944

 

66.8

 

18.5

 

41

 

96

 

MercantileEldesa

 

1984 - Eilean Eisdeal.

 

S

 

VIC 73

Browns S & D Hull.

1944

66.8

18.5

41

96

Mercantile Lowlight.

 

S

VIC 74

 

Browns S & D Hull.

 

1945

 

66.8

 

18.5

 

39

 

94

 

Mercantile Wisca.

 

India.

 

S

 

VIC 75

 

Browns S & D Hull.

 

1945

 

66.8

 

18.5

 

41

 

96

 

Admiralty Harwich.

 

Scrapped Holland 1959.

 

S

 

VIC 76

 

Rowhedge Ironwks.

 

1945

 

80.5

 

20

 

52

 

147

 

Admiralty - Crombie

 

Sold 1966

 

S

 

VIC 77

Rowhedge Ironwks.

1945

80.5

20

52

147

Admiralty C675

Preserved - various owners.

S

VIC 78

Rowhedge Ironwks.

1945

80.5

20

52

147

Admiralty - Plymouth

Sold 1972 - parts to VIC 78.

S

VIC 79

 

Richards Lowestoft

 

1944

 

80.5

 

20

 

52

 

147

 

Mercantile Aner.

 

Later Ian Dutch Perth.

 

S

 

VIC 80

 

Richards Lowestoft

 

1945

 

80.5

 

20

 

52

 

147

 

Admiralty - Plymouth

 

For sale 1965

 

S

 

VIC 81

Harker, Knottingley

1944

80.5

20

52

147

C711 1949.

Sold 1969.

S

VIC 82

Harker, Knottingley

1945

80.5

20

52

147

Mercantile Sir James.

Later Ian Dutch Perth.

S

VIC 83

 

Dunston, Thorne

 

1944

 

66.8

 

18.5

 

41

 

96

 

Mercantile Rutna.

 

Bombay Port Trust - No trace after 1966.

 

S

 

VIC 84

Dunston, Thorne

1944

66.8

18.5

41

96

Mercantile Colonsay (II)

 

S

VIC 85

Dunston, Thorne

1944

66.8

18.5

41

96

Admiralty Fort William

Sold 1963.

S

VIC 86

Dunston, Thorne

1944

66.8

18.5

41

96

Antwerp.

Singapore - sold 1948.

S

VIC 87

Dunston, Thorne

1944

66.8

18.5

41

96

Mercantile King Hal.

J. Hay: Dane.

S

VIC 88

Dunston, Thorne

1944

66.8

18.5

41

96

Admiralty Singapore

 

S

VIC 89

 

Dunston, Thorne

 

1945

 

66.8

 

18.5

 

41

 

96

 

Mercantile Glenary.

 

Scrapped 1964

 

S

 

VIC 90

Dunston, Thorne

1945

66.8

18.5

41

96

Admiralty Gosport

Sold 4.61.

S

VIC 91

Dunston, Thorne

1945

66.8

18.5

41

96

Admiralty

No trace after 1947.

S

VIC 92

 

Dunston, Thorne

 

1945

 

66.8

 

18.5

 

41

 

96

 

Admiralty Tricomalee

 

1948 Buxor - Bombay.

 

S

 

VIC 93

Dunston, Thorne

1945

80.5

20

51

146

Admiralty London

1961 - sold Norway.

S

VIC 94

Dunston, Thorne

1945

80.5

20

51

146

Admiralty Gosport

Sold 1977.

S

VIC 95

 

Dunston, Thorne

 

1945

 

80.5

 

20

 

51

 

146

 

Mercantile Corpach.

 

1952 - Eire. Scrapped 1978.

 

S

 

VIC 96

 

Dunston, Thorne

 

1945

 

80.5

 

20

 

51

 

146

 

Admiralty C668.

 

Preserved Maryport.

 

S

 

VIC 97

Watson Gainsboro'

1945

80.5

20

52

147

Admiralty

 

S

VIC 98

Watson Gainsboro'

1945

80.5

20

52

147

Admiralty

Sold 1964, Scrapped 1972.

S

VIC 99

 

Harker, Knottingley

 

1945

 

80.5

 

20

 

52

 

147

 

Admiralty Crombie

 

Sold 1968 static use.

 

S

 

VIC 100

Contract Cancelled

               
VIC 101

 

Richards Lowestoft

 

1945

 

80.5

 

20

 

52

 

147

 

Admiralty Plymouth

 

Herbert, Bude 1973

 

S

 

VIC 102

 

Richards Lowestoft

 

1945

 

80.5

 

20

 

52

 

147

 

Admiralty C716

 

Norway - Sandale

 

S

 

VIC 103

Richards Lowestoft

1945

80.5

20

52

147

Admiralty C676

 

S

VIC 104

Contract Cancelled

             

S

VIC 105

 

Shbdg. Corp. Ncsle

 

1946

 

83.5

 

20

 

55

 

154

 

Admiralty Portsmouth

 

Sold 1948 Banjui - W. Africa.

 

D

 

VIC 106

Shbdg. Corp. Ncsle

1946

83.5

20

55

154

Admiralty Portsmouth

Sold 1970.

D

VIC ---

Hay Kirkintilloch

1944

66.8

18.5

41

96

Cancelled Order

Mercantile Kaffir. Lost 1974.

S