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Name Official number Flag IMO
USOGA    KEN   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1912  shipped   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer 1 Mast 
Builder Yard Yard no
Bow, McLachlan & Co. Ltd., Paisley Thistle Yard  284 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
800 grt /  / 500dwt, 1300 disp 220 ft  35 ft     
Engine builder Bow, McLachlan & Co. Ltd., Paisley
Engine detail
T3cyl 400ihp, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Kenya Railways, Nairobi     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1926 Kenya and Uganda Railway, Nairobi
1948 East African Railways & Harbours Administration, Nairobi 
Vessel history
Q4/1912 shipped for re-assembly at Kisumu for service on Lake Victoria
12/1913 launched
1915 entered service
Troop carrier during WW1
Laid up 1975 at Kisumu  
Remarks
Ordered through the Crown Agents for service on Lake Victoria
passengers: 28 x 1st class, 16 x 2nd2nd and 250 deck 
End year Fate / Status
1995  Abandoned  
Disposal Detail
Sank alongside berth in Kisumu in the 1990s
1995 on offer as scrap when reported being reconditioned for private operator.
7/2007 still lying abandoned at Kisumu  
 

 



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