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Name Official number Flag IMO
CAPE CORSO  117396  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1905  28/08/1905  09/1905 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Russell & Co, Port Glasgow Kingston Yard  543 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
3890 grt / 2520 nrt / 369.7 ft  49.0 ft  25.5 ft  17.0 ft 
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
T3cyl (25, 42, 68 x 48in), 1- Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Cape Corso S.S. Co. Ltd. - Lyle Shipping Co. Ltd., Greenock  Greenock   
Other names
1940 LIBERIA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1917 The Shipping Controller - Lyle Shipping Co. Ltd.
03/1919 Sir William Garthwaite Bt., London
1921 Marine Navigation Co. of Canada Ltd., Montreal
1922 Ath. Coulouras, Hydra
1940 Vichy French Government (seized at Dakar) - Chargeurs Reunis 
Vessel history
Torpedoed 12/10/1917 by German submarine 9 miles west of St. Goven's LV near Milford Haven, broke back while awaiting repairs at Swansea, abandoned to Min. of Shipping 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Torpedoed 21/09/1942 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by a British submarine HMS UNRIVALLED near Mahedia on coast of Tunisia. 
 

 



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