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Name Official number Flag IMO
WINDSOR CASTLE  146535  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1922  09/03/1921  03/1922 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  456 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
18967 grt / 11295 nrt / 632.4 ft  72.5 ft  41.6 ft   
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
2 - Screws. 4xSteam turbines SR geared to two screw shafts. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Union-Castle Mail Steam Ship Co. Ltd., London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
1915 Laid down. Construction delayed due to wartime shortages of materials.
1937 Re-engined for oil fuel and now 2 funnels.
1943 Survived torpedo attack 23/03/1943 in position 37.28 N x 01.10E. 
Remarks
Harland & Wolff contract, 4 Funnels. 604 Passengers 
End year Fate / Status
1943  Air Attack 23/11/1943 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by German aircraft in position 37.28N - 01.10E, 110 miles NW of Algiers on passage Greenock for Algiers with troops and equipment. 
 

 



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