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Name Official number Flag IMO
EMPIRE LIGHT  165985  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1940  05/07/1940  09/1940 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  677 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
6828 grt / 3977 nrt / 427.9 ft  57.5 ft  32.1 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
1-screw, T3Cyl. with LP turbine DR and hydraulic coupling to one screw shaft. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Ministry of Shipping - British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Gunfire 25/04/1941 
Disposal Detail
Sunk by German auxiliary cruiser PINGUIN in 00.24N - 58.14E, north of the Seychelles on passage Calcutta for Durban and U.K. 
 

 



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