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Name Official number Flag IMO
CATHAY  148843  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1925  31/10/1924  03/1925 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  602 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
15104 grt / 8696 nrt / 523.5 ft  70.2 ft  42.3 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
2- Screw. 2xQ4Cyl. (24.5, 42.5, 60 & 87 - 54)in. 1905nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
08/1939-02/1942 Admiralty requisition - armed merchant cruiser
1942 as a troopship 
Vessel history
306 Passengers, Australian mail and passenger service 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Bombed 11/11/1942 
Disposal Detail
Bombed by aircraft at Bougie while landing troops, stern blown off and sank the next day. 
 

 



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