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Name Official number Flag IMO
DUMANA  146327  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1923  21/11/1921  03/1923 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo Refrigerated  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  593 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
8427 grt / 5110 nrt / 450.0 ft  58.3 ft  32.9 ft   
Engine builder North British Diesel Engine Works Ltd., Whiteinch
Engine detail
2- Screw. 2x8Cyl. Oil engines 4S.C.SA. 1110NHP. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
HMS DUMANA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1940 Requisitioned by Royal Navy. 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
Launched as MELMA and renamed before completion. 130 Passengers. 
End year Fate / Status
1943  Torpedoed 24/12/1943 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed and sunk by U-515 near Monrovia, 04.27N - 06.58W on passage Port Etienne for Takoradi with troops. 
 

 



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