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Name Official number Flag IMO
CITY OF STOCKHOLM  147326  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1925  31/03/1925  29/08/1925 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  608 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5017 grt / 3142 nrt / 9433 dwt 411.8 ft  55.4 ft  26.3 ft   
Engine builder North British Diesel Engine Works Ltd., Whiteinch
Engine detail
M3cyl (24.5 x 44in), MacLagan type, 1890bhp
9/1927 re-engined at builder's expense T.3-cyl. (23-1/2" x 42" & 70" x 48") by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd, Newcastle 504 nhp.
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Hall Line Ltd. - Ellerman Lines Ltd., Liverpool (bareboat charter)  Liverpool  27/08/1925 
Other names
1927 PRUNUS - 1932 HOPETOR - 1937 ST MERRIEL 
Subsequent owner and registration history
03/1927 Hopemount Shipping Co. Ltd. - Stamp, Mann & Co., Newcastle
09/1927 Venatus Shipping Co. Ltd. - Howard Tenens Ltd., London
12/1932 Hopemount Shipping Co. Ltd. - Stamp, Mann & Co., Newcastle (repurchased due to default on mortgage payments)( A Stett & Co Ltd, managers)
07/1937 Barry Shipping Co. Ltd. - B. & S. Steam Shipping Co. Ltd., Cardiff
04/1939 South American Saint Line Ltd., Cardiff 
Vessel history
Launched with no name, given name FREDERICK GILBERT while fitting out, completed as CITY OF STOCKHOLM under bare-boat charter from builders. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1943  Bombed 02/01/1943 
Disposal Detail
Bombed and sunk in German air strike at Bone.
Refloated 12/12/1948 and beached, after part sank off Cape Noli on 04/08/1950 while under tow to breakers at Savona 
 

 



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