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Name Official number Flag IMO
ORAMA  132989  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1911  27/05/1911   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  403 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
12927 grt / 8179 nrt / 551.0 ft  64.2 ft  39.0 ft   
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
3 - Screw. 2xQ4Cyl. ((2)27.5, (2)42 (4)47 - 54)in. and 1 LP Turbine. 215lb., 14,000ihp giving 18.5 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Orient Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
04/09/1914 requisitioned for use as an Armed Merchant Cruiser, M.81 
Remarks
1800 pass.  
End year Fate / Status
1917  Torpedoed 19/10/1917 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by U-62 off South coast of Ireland about 48N - 09.20W
She was serving as an Armed Merchant Cruiser.
She took four hours to sink and all 479 men got off. 
 

 



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