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Name Official number Flag IMO
BORAGE    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1942  22/11/1941  29/04/1942 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Corvette  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
George Brown & Co. (Marine) Ltd, Greenock Garvel Shipyard  220 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 1180 tons full load 190 ft LBP  33 ft  17 ft 6 in (mld)  13 ft 3 in full load 
Engine builder J G Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
1-screw. T.Exp 4cyl (18.5", 31", 38.5" & 38.5" x 30") 2750 IHP 16 knots.
2-Single-ended cylindrical boilers 225 lbs/sq.in. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty, London     
Other names
1946 MACHA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1946 Transferred to the Irish Naval Service and renamed MACHA (LE 01) 
Vessel history
12/12/1939 Ordered
27/11/1940 laid down

02/11/1970 Decommissioned. 
Remarks
Flower class Corvette, Pennant No K 120 
End year Fate / Status
1970  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
02/11/1970 Sold at Haulbowline for scrapping.
Broken up at Passage West. 
 

 



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