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Name Official number Flag IMO
TUSCANIA  137785  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1915  04/09/1914  02/1915 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd., Govan Linthouse  459 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
16992 grt / 10272 nrt / 548' 0"  66' 6"  45' 0"   
Engine builder Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
4 Steam turbines DR geared to two screw shaft. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Anchor Line (Henderson Bros) Ltd., Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
20/09/1915 Rescued passenger and crew of Greek ship ATHINIA. 20
03/1917 Avoided torpedo attack. 
Remarks
Monument to sinking of TUSCANIA erected on Mull of Oa on Islay by American Red Cross. 
End year Fate / Status
1918  Torpedoed 05/02/1918 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by UB-77 seven miles NW of Rathlin Island having crossed from New York with 2013 American troops. From this complement and 384 crew some 210 souls were lost. HMS MOSQUITO and HMS PIGEON rescuing remainder. 
 

 



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