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Name Official number Flag IMO
BALSAM    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1942  30/05/1942  28/11/1942 
Vessel type Vessel description
   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
George Brown & Co. (Marine) Ltd, Greenock Garvel Shipyard  222 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 1180 tons full load 205 ft 3 inoa  33 ft  17 ft 6 in (mld)  13 ft 3 in full load 
Engine builder George Clark Ltd., Sunderland
Engine detail
1-shaft T.Exp 4cyl (18.5", 31", 38.5" & 38.5" x 30") 2750IHP giving 16 knots.
2-Single-ended cylindrical boilers 225 lbs/sq.in. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty, London     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
29/10/1940
Laid down 16/4/1941 as Chelmer. Name changed in May 1941 
Remarks
A Flower class Corvette, Pennant No K 72
190 ft LBP; 940 tons light disp at 11 ft 3 in


see: http://forums.clydemaritime.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=10615 
End year Fate / Status
1947  Broken Up 20/04/1947 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Cashmore, Newport 20/4/1947 for BU 
 

 



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