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Name Official number Flag IMO
FORT TOWNSHEND  164593  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1936  23/01/1936  04/1936 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blythswood Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Glasgow   40 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
3489 grt / 1944 nrt / 314.9 ft.  45.1 ft.  24.5 ft.   
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
1-screw. T3Cyl. (22.35 & 63 - 39)in. and exhaust turbine driving steam compressor. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Furness, Withy & Co. Ltd., London.   London   
Other names
1952 AL AMIR SAUD - 1956 MANSOUR - 1960 ROMANTICA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1952 Mohamed Abdullah Alireza, Jeddah (as a pilgrim ship)
1955 King Saud of Saudi Arabia (as a Royal Yacht)
1960 Marifortuna Naviera S.A. - Chandris, Piraeus (as a cruise ship)
1964 International Cruises S.A., - Chandris, Piraeus
1974 Armadores Romantica S.A., - Chandris, Piraeus 
Vessel history
1977 laid up 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1985  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
Broken up at Ambelaki. 
 

 



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