Ritson's Branch Line. Launched as WAR BOBTAIL and entered service as APPLE BRANCH. Sold and renamed PUNTA ARENAS-1933, SAN PATRICIA-1957. Broken up Ghent 22 January 1958.
Dates from Oyster Company ledger.
Shields Daily News of 20 Feb 1933 PUNTA ARENAS Ex APPLE BRANCH is in River Tyne (Hawthorn Leslie)
"Haven of Rest" by Douglas Gurton lists APPLE BRANCH but has no further info. See DJG_SHP