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Name Official number Flag IMO
SIR WALTER BACON  135448  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1913  22/02/1913   
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster General Cargo  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
George Brown & Co, Greenock Garvel Shipyard  81 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
918 grt / 453 nrt / 210.2 ft  33.2 ft  13.3 ft   
Engine builder Ross & Duncan, Glasgow
Engine detail
T3cyl (16, 26, 44 x 30in), 96rhp, Single screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
John Bacon Ltd., Liverpool  Liverpool  22/03/1913 
Other names
1913 GLOUCESTER COAST -1936 ALECTO 
Subsequent owner and registration history
23/10/1913 Bacon, Powell and Hough Lines Ltd., Liverpool.
12/12/1913 Renamed GLOUCESTER COAST.
07/06/1917 Coast Lines Ltd., Liverpool and, after 23/09/1927, London.
16/03/1936 Bristol Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., Bristol.
26/03/1936 Renamed ALECTO.
04/05/1937 Register closed, consequent of loss.
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1937  Collision 02/05/1937 
Disposal Detail
On passage Bristol & Swansea to Rotterdam with general cargo,in collision with Yugoslavian ship PLAVNIK off Noord Hinder lightship in fog, 57.34N - 02.23E. 
 

 



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