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Name Official number Flag IMO
GLENCARRON  137848  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1917  23/01/1917   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ayrshire Dockyard Co Ltd, Irvine   446 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5117 grt / 3232 nrt / 400.6 ft  53.4 ft  27.3 ft   
Engine builder English Electric Company Ltd., Preston
Engine detail
1-screw T3cyl (27”, 43” & 72” x 48”) 510nhp. 10kts.  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Western Steamship Company Ltd., - J. Gardiner & Co., Glasgow.   Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
28/09/1917 Furness Withy & Company Ltd.
14/11/1917 Rio Cape Line Ltd., -Furness, Withy & Company Ltd., Newcastle 
Vessel history
War service
20/09/1917 until 19/12/1917 Sugar from Mauritius.
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1918  Torpedoed 19/02/1918 
Disposal Detail
Whilst on a voyage from Philadelphia to London with general cargo, torpedoed by U 82, in a position 49.20N., 04.57W., 47 miles S. by E. ½ E., from the Lizard. 
 

 



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