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Name Official number Flag IMO
MENTOR  137408  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1914  05/09/1914  08/10/1914 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Greenock   459 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
7585 grt / 4798 nrt / 455.3 ft  56.3 ft  32.5 ft   
Engine builder Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
1- Screw T.3-cyl. (31", 51½" & 86" x 60") engine (No. 522), 5,500 IHP. 14 kts. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Ocean Steamship Company, (Alfred Holt & Co, managers), Liverpool   Liverpool   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
14/10/1913 Keel laid
25/12/1913 Order publicised.
Launched by a Mrs Darroch of Gouroch.
Completed at a cost of £128,805.
07/11/1914 Delivered.
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Torpedoed 28/05/1942 
Disposal Detail
28.5.1942: Whilst on a voyage from New Orleans via Table Bay to India was sunk with a torpedo by the German submarine U 106 in a position 24.11N., 87.20W., off Key West, Florida. The survivors were rescued three days later by ANTILOCHUS.  
 

 



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