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Name Official number Flag IMO
GUILDFORD CASTLE  132611  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1911  11/08/1911  10/1911 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo Refrigerated  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  488 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
8036 grt / 5055 nrt / 452.1 ft  56.2 ft  30.8 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
2- Screw. 2xQ4Cyl. (19.75, 28, 41 & 60 - 48)in. 220lb. 720NHP. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Union-Castle Mail Steam Ship Co. Ltd, London  London   
Other names
1914 HMHS Guildford Castle - 1918 Guildford Castle 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
1911 Troopship from August.
1914-1918 Hospital ship.
1919. Resumed owners South Africa service. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1933  Collision 31/05/1933 
Disposal Detail
Beached and sank near Oste Riff following a collision in the River Elbe with Blue Funnel Liner STENTOR. Constructive total loss. 
 

 



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