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Name Official number Flag IMO
FORT AMHERST  164573  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1936  16/10/1935   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blythswood Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Glasgow   39 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
3496 grt / 2476 nrt / 2173 dwt 314.9 ft  45.1 ft  24.5 ft  18 ft 9 in 
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
1-screw. T3Cyl (22, 35, 63 = 39in) & exhaust turbine driving steam compressor. 456nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Furness, Withy & Co. Ltd., London  London   
Other names
1952 AMHERST 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1952 The Admiralty - Royal Fleet Auxiliary 
Vessel history
Operated by Furness Red Cross Line. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1964  Broken Up 15/10/1964 
Disposal Detail
Breaking commenced at Antwerp. 
 

 



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