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Name Official number Flag IMO
LOCHKATRINE  146228  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1922  05/08/1921  1/1922 
Vessel type Vessel description
Refrigerated Cargo   Steel Motor Vessel 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  508 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
9409 grt / 5812 nrt / 485.4 ft  62.3 ft  35.8 ft   
Engine builder Harland & Wolff Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
Twin M8cyl 4SA c29"x45¾" 1317nhp 6400bhp 12½kn 2-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Royal Mail Steam Packet Co Ltd, London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1932 Royal Mail Lines Ltd, London 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
12 passengers
First motor vessel built for Royal Mail. 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Torpedoed 03/08/1942 
Disposal Detail
3/8/1942 torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-553 east of Cape Race in 45.52N 46.44W (Liverpool for New York in convoy ON-115, in ballast). 9 lives lost; 81 rescued by HMCS HAMILTON and HMCS AGASSIZ and taken to Halifax NS. 
 

 



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