« « Back

Name Official number Flag IMO
CARONIA  120826  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1905  13/07/1904  02/1905 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  362 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
19594 grt / 10213 nrt / 650.0 ft  72.2 ft  40.2 ft   
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
Q4cyl 39", 54½", 77" & 110" x 66". 210psi, 3363nhp, 22,000ihp. 13 coal fired boilers. 2-screw. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Cunard Steam Ship Co Ltd, Liverpool  Liverpool  27/01/1905 
Other names
1932 TAISEIYO MARU 
Subsequent owner and registration history
05/1932 Hughes Bolckow Shipbreaking Co. Ltd., Blyth (resold after arriving at Blyth 19/05/1932)
12/1932 Kobe Kaiun K.K. - reg Osaka and delivered to breakers 
Vessel history
Referred to as "pretty sister of Carmania"
c1909 19687grt 10306nrt; c1924 19783grt 9752nrt.

2/8/1914-22/9/1916 on Admiralty service as an armed merchant carrier; returned and ran as a troop transport until 1919. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1933  Broken Up 28/03/1933 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Osaka for breaking. 
 

 



« « Back