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Name Official number Flag IMO
GLENNEVIS  137842  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1917  02/03/1917  05/1917 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ayrshire Dockyard Co Ltd, Irvine   445 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5119 grt / 3245 nrt / 400.7 ft  53.4 ft  29.8 ft   
Engine builder Dunsmuir & Jackson Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
1-screw T3cyl (27”, 43” & 72” x 48”) 510nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Indian Steamship Company Ltd. - J. Gardiner & Co., Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
1921 AFRICAN PRINCE - 1936 PENTRIDGE HILL - 1939 BOTLEA - 1939 HMS LAMBRIDGE - 1941 BOTLEA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
27/09/1917 Furness, Withy & Company Ltd.
14/11/1917 Rio Cape Line Ltd., - Furness, Withy & Company Ltd., Newcastle
07/07/1936 Dorset S.S. Company Ltd., - Counties Ship Management Ltd., London
1939 Board of Trade, London
1939 Ministry of Shipping - Sir Wm. Reardon Smith & Sons Ltd., London
09/1939 Admiralty requisition - commissioned decoy ship, 02/1941 armed merchant cruiser
1941 Ministry of War Transport, London 
Vessel history
War service
30/06/1917 until 24/10/1917 Rice from Burma.
25/10/1917 until 16/12/1917 Royal Navy Collier (No. 1862).
17/12/1917 until 13/03/1918 Commercial Branch (Military) nitrates.
13/03/1918 until 12/04/1918 Royal Navy Collier (No. 1862).
13/04/1918 until 28/11/1918 Commercial Branch (Military) nitrates. 2 voyages.
29/11/1918 To the Liner Section 
Remarks
1939 - 1941 alias name LAMBRIDGE when a decoy vessel 
End year Fate / Status
1945  Scuttled 30/12/1945 
Disposal Detail
Scuttled in the Atlantic in 55.30N., 11.00W.,with a cargo of obsolete chemical munitions. (gas shells) 
 

 



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