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Name Official number Flag IMO
MANCHESTER CITY  147429  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1937  23/06/1937  08/1937 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blythswood Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Glasgow   46 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5600 grt / 3329 nrt / 8549 dwt 430.7 ft  57.0 ft  27.0 ft  26 ft 5 in 
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
Steam turbines, 3800shp, 13.5 knots, 1 screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Manchester Liners Ltd., Manchester  Manchester   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1939 - 1945 Admiralty requisition - minelayer base ship 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
Built as an 'Open Shelter Deck' vessel; Depth Moulded to Main Deck 29 ft 9 in and to Shelter Deck 38 ft 0 in 
End year Fate / Status
1964  Broken Up 15/05/1964 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Faslane for breaking by Shipbreaking Industries Ltd. 
 

 



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