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Name Official number Flag IMO
METHVEN CASTLE  87198  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1883  19/09/1883   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  318 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2681 grt / 1740 nrt / 335 ft  38.2 ft     
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
1-screw, steam 

First owner First port of register Registration date
D.Currie & Co., London   London   
Other names
1897 COLUMBIA - 1898 ROSECRANS  
Subsequent owner and registration history
1896 Castle Mail Packets Company, London
1897 Sir W.G.Pearce Bart.
1897 Scottish American SS Co. (W.M.Rhodes), London
1898 US Army transport
1900 Northern Pacific Co, Tacoma.
1903 Matson Nav. Co., San Francisco
1905 Associated Oil Co., San Francisco
1911 Associated Transportation Co 
Vessel history
1902 converted to a tanker 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1913  Wrecked 07/01/1913 
Disposal Detail
Wrecked off Peacock Spit at the entrance to Astoria Harbour, Oregon on passage Monterey for Portland with crude oil, with the loss of 29 lives
 
 

 



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