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Name Official number Flag IMO
COMORIN  148848  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1925  31/10/1924  04/1925 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  603 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
15116 grt / 8728 nrt / 523.5 ft  70.2 ft  42.3 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
2- Screw. 2xQ4Cyl (29.5, 42.25, 60.75, 87 x 54in), 2075nhp
1930 LP turbines added 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
09/1939 Admiralty requisition - armed merchant cruiser 
Vessel history
306 Passengers
Launched same day as CATHAY 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Fire 06/04/1941 
Disposal Detail
Caught fire in 54.34N - 21.20W and abandoned, sunk next day by HMS LINCOLN / HMS BROKE. 
 

 



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