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Name Official number Flag IMO
DALESMAN  166295  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1940  26/03/1940  07/1940 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow Kingston SB Yard  927 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
6343 grt / 3883 nrt / 445.1 ft  56.5 ft  29.6 ft   
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
1-screw. T3Cyl. (29, 47 & 81 - 54)in. and LP turbine DR gearing and hydraulic coupling. 215lb. 867NHP 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Charente Steamship Co. Ltd. - T. & J. Harrison, Liverpool  Liverpool   
Other names
1943 PLUTO - 1946 EMPIRE WILY - 1946 DALESMAN 
Subsequent owner and registration history
31/05/1941 in German control
1942 Italian government
09/1943 Mittelmeer Reed. GmbH, Germany
1946 Ministry of Transport - Charente S.S. Co. Ltd.
08/1946 returned to pre-war owners 
Vessel history
14/05/1941 damaged by German bombers at Suda Bay, Crete and eventually captured
07/02/1945 torpedoed by British MTB 406 off Novigrad, towed to Trieste
20/02/1945 sunk by air attack at Trieste
1946 salvaged and rebuilt. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1959  Broken Up 15/08/1959 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Ghent for breaking by Van Heyghen Freres. 
 

 



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