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Name Official number Flag IMO
WELSH PRINCE  167597  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1940  23/04/1940  06/1940 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Blythswood Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Glasgow   60 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5148 grt / 3053 nrt / 8990 dwt 418.1 ft  56.0 ft  25.0 ft  24 ft 9 in 
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Govan
Engine detail
T3Cyl. 22.5,36&65x48 in 2100ihp, 1 screw, 10.5 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Prince Line Ltd. - Furness, Withy & Co. Ltd., London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Mined 07/12/1941 
Disposal Detail
Mined off Spurn Head in 53.23.40N - 00.25.55E. Aground and broke in two. On passage London for New York General cargo. 41 crew and 6 passengers all saved.  
 

 



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