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Name Official number Flag IMO
BEAVERFORD  149983  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1928  27/10/1927  01/1928 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  617 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
10042 grt / 6060 nrt / 503.0 ft  61.8 ft  37.6 ft   
Engine builder Parsons Marine Turbine Co. Ltd., Newcastle
Engine detail
Six steam turbines SR geared to two screw shafts. 1574NHP. 14 knots
Six steel boilers 250lb/sq.in.; Four water-tube by Yarrow & Co Ltd, Glasgow and two scotch by Barclay Curle & Co Ltd, Glasgow. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Canadian Pacific Railway Co. - Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd., London - Sir George McLaren Brown, KBE, manager.  London  18/01/1928 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
14/02/1938 John Coleridge Patteson designated manager. 
Vessel history
Strengthened for navigation in ice 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1940  Gunfire 05/11/1940 
Disposal Detail
In Convoy HX84, Halifax to UK,escorted by JERVIS BAY when the encountered Pocket Battleship ADMIRAL SCHEER. JERVIS BAY engaged the German warship while the convoy tried to escape. JERVIS BAY sunk. BEAVERFORD was next to engage the Germans but her sacrifice enabled the remainder of the convoy to scatter. Sank in 52.05N - 32.18W on passage Montreal for Liverpool. 
 

 



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