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Name Official number Flag IMO
TYNDAREUS  137527  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1916  01/08/1916  11/10/1916 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Greenock   460 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
11347 grt / 7172 nrt / 507.0 ft  63.2 ft  41.6 ft   
Engine builder Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
2-Screw. Two T.3-cyl. (22½", 38" & 65" x 54") engines (set No. 523), driving twin propeller shafts. 6,000 IHP. 14 kts. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Ocean Steamship Company, (Alfred Holt & Co, managers), Liverpool   Liverpool  15/11/1916 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
3.3.1914 Ordered
30.3.1914 Keel laid.
Completed at a cost of £203,014.
21/11/1916 Delivered, and taken up under the Liner Requisition Scheme.
06/02/1917 Whilst on a voyage from Liverpool via Table Bay to Yokohama with troops and stores, exploded a mine in a position 10 miles off Cape Agulhas and was towed into Simonstown naval base, S. Africa, for repairs. The mine was laid by the German raider WOLF.
1920 Resumed commercial service.
1940 - 1946 Employed as a troopship and supply ship.
1949 Converted for pilgrim trades.
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1960  Broken Up 09/09/1960 
Disposal Detail
09/09/1960 Arrived at Hong Kong for demolition. 
 

 



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