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Name Official number Flag IMO
OPHIR  124102  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1907  09/11/1907  12/12/1907 
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster General Cargo  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co, Ayr   194 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
469 grt / 172 nrt / 155.1 ft  26.2 ft  10.5 ft   
Engine builder Ross & Duncan, Glasgow
Engine detail
1-Screw. Machinery aft. C2Cyl. (18 & 40 - 27)in. 130lb. 94NHP, 8 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Zillah Shipping & Carrying Co.Ltd (W.A.Savage Ltd.) Liverpool  Liverpool  12/12/1907 
Other names
1917 HMS OPULENT - 1919 OPHIR - 1943 ELDORADO - 1946 OPHIR 
Subsequent owner and registration history
02/08/1949 Owners restyled as Zillah Shipping Co. Ltd. (William A. Savage Ltd., manager), Liverpool.(now part of the Coast Lines group)
01/04/1955 Register closed, consequent of demolition.
 
Vessel history
30/12/1917 requisitioned by the Admiralty as a Fleet messenger and renamed HMS OPULENT - Y4.75
18/06/1919 Returned as OPHIR
10/1940 requisitioned as an Armament Store Carrier
1943 used as a Cable Ship and renamed ELDORADO
03/1946 returned as OPHIR

 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1954  Broken Up 30/07/1954 
Disposal Detail
30/07/1954 Arrived at Llanelli for demolition by the Rees Shipbreaking Co. Ltd.  
 

 



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