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Name Official number Flag IMO
BEDENHAM  167577  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1938  26/09/1938  12/1938 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Armament carrier  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon   428 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
781 grt / 416 nrt / 1192 disp 218.7 ft  36.2 ft  14.3 ft  18 ft 3 in 
Engine builder Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon
Engine detail
1 - Screw, T3cyl. (18, 29 & 47 - 33in). 200lb. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty, London - Royal Fleet Auxiliary     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Civilian manned and operated by the RFA 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1951  Exploded 27/04/1951 
Disposal Detail
Fire & explosion whilst alongside at Gibraltar. Torpex filled depth charges ignited other ammunition producing mass explosion. The remains of the hull were towed to the Tyne by the tug Saucy and arrived at Dunston 10/6/52 for breaking by Clayton & Davie. 
 

 



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