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Name Official number Flag IMO
PENRITH CASTLE  145982  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1922  25/08/1922  10/1922 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ardrossan Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Ardrossan   314 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
4070 grt / 2500 nrt / 350.7 ft  50.2 ft  23.6 ft   
Engine builder J. G. Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
T3cyl (25,41,68x45ins), 375nhp, 1Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Lancashire Shipping Co. Ltd. - J. Chambers & Co. Ltd., Liverpool  Liverpool   
Other names
1927 DJURDJURA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1927 Les Cargos Algeriens S.A., Algiers/ Rouen
1940 Ministry of Shipping / Ministry of War Transport (Westbourne Shipping Co.Ltd.), London 
Vessel history
25/07/1940 seized by U.K. at Falmouth 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Torpedoed 13/06/1941 
Disposal Detail
Torpdeoed by Italian submarine BRIN in 38.53N - 23.11W on a voyage from Pepel to Oban (for orders) with iron ore. 
 

 



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