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Name Official number Flag IMO
LLANDOVERY CASTLE  135302  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1914  03/09/1913  01/1914 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  504 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
11423 grt / 7128 nrt / 500.1 ft  63.3 ft  37.2 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
2- Screw. 2xQ4Cyl. (24,34,50 & 73 - 51)in. 220lb. 1135NHP. 14 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Union-Castle Mail Steam Ship Co. Ltd., London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
WW1. Hospital Ship.
1915 On 08/06/1915.Chased by a submarine off Cape Finisterre. but her speed saved the day.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1918  Torpedoed 27/06/1918 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by U.86 when 116 miles west from Fastnet Light on passage Halifax for Liverpool as a hospital ship
146 lives lost. Lifeboats shelled
 
 

 



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