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Name Official number Flag IMO
MID-OCEAN  156175  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1929  30/08/1929  10/1929 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Tender  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blythswood Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Glasgow   26 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
730 grt / 294 nrt / 176.3 ft  33.7 ft  15.0 ft   
Engine builder J G Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
Twin T3cyl (14,23 & 38 - 27)in 279nhp, 2-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Bermuda and West Indies Steamship Co Ltd, Hamilton - Furness, Withy & Co Ltd  Hamilton, Bermuda  12/11/1929 
Other names
1930 CASTLE HARBOUR 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
10/1929 trials, 14kn
Initially used for Dutch labourers hired in Surinam for building of the company's Castle Harbour Resort Hotel
1930 name changed to free MID-OCEAN for the new liner ordered from Vickers Armstrong, Walker - subsequently built as MONARCH OF BERMUDA 
Remarks
capacity 600 deck passengers 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Torpedoed 16/10/1942 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by U-160 in 11.00N 61.10W (about 15nm N of Trinidad and 20nm SW of Tobago) on passage Trinidad for Pernambuco in ballast. 
 

 



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