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Name Official number Flag IMO
MANCHESTER MERCHANT  147439  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1940  10/02/1940  05/1940 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blythswood Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Glasgow   58 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
7264 grt / 4408 nrt / 9023 dwt 432.0 ft  57.0 ft  35.2 ft  27 ft 5 in 
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
Steam turbines, 4300shp, 13.5 knots, 1 screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Manchester Liners Ltd., Manchester  Manchester  30/04/1940 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1943  Torpedoed 25/02/1943 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by U.628 in 45.10N - 43.23W, east of Cape Race on passage Manchester for Halifax & Canadian ports, convoy ON.166. 
 

 



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