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Name Official number Flag IMO
FALCON  149946  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1927  29/09/1927  12/11/1927 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon   402 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1316 grt / 433 nrt / 213.9 ft  35.7 ft  11.6 ft   
Engine builder Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon
Engine detail
1 - Screw. T3Cyl. (17.5, 28.5 & 47 - 30)in. 196NHP 200lb. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
General Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Following the Dunkirk evacuation she was diverted from her normal service to collect refugees from Bordeaux. She picked up about 60 people including 24 Officers and men of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps.
She was also bombed while in Belfast. The fire-bombs which fell on board were dealt with and the crew went ashore to fight fires in sheds and cargo and also on board other vessels in the harbour 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1957  Broken Up 28/03/1957 
Disposal Detail
On 21/03/1957 she was sold to the British Iron & Steel Corporation for £23,000 and broken up at Bo’ness by P&W MacLellan arriving one week later.
 
 

 



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