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Name Official number Flag IMO
PORT MORANT  111308  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1901  21/11/1900   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo Refrigerated  Steel Screw Steamer 2 masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd., Govan Linthouse  387 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2831 grt / 1322 nrt / 329.6 ft  40.1 ft  25.8 ft  17.6 ft 
Engine builder Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
T3cyl (30, 50, 80 x 45in) 754nhp 14kn, 1-screw  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Alfred L Jones (Elder Dempster & Co), Liverpool  Bristol  04/02/1901 
Other names
1909 SARMIENTO 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1902 Imperial Direct West India Mail Service Co Ltd - mng Alfred L Jones, Liverpool
1906 Elder Dempster Shipping Ltd, Liverpool - same mng
1909 Cia. Argentina de Nav (N Mihanovich) Ltda., Buenos Aires.  
Vessel history
Acquired on the stocks and lengthened on berth by 30 ft
1st cargo of bananas from West Indies to Europe. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1912  Wrecked 02/03/1912 
Disposal Detail
1/04/1912 sailed from Ushuaia for Rio Gallegos but struck the Lawrence Rocks, Beagle Channel the same day. The captain beached the ship near Punto Remolino, Argentina. The crew were rescued from the ship's boats by the Argentine frigate PRESIDENTE SARMIENTO.  
 

 



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