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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, Greenock Garvel Shipyard  222 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 925 disp 205 ft oa  33 ft    14 ft 10in 
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
1 shaft VTE, 2 scotch cylindrical boilers, oil, 2750ihp giving 16 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Admiralty     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Corvette, Flower Class - K.72
Laid down 16/4/1941 as Chelmer. Name changed in May 1941 
Remarks
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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