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Name Official number Flag IMO
ORONSAY  147948  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1925  14/08/1924  01/1925 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  500 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
20043 grt / 1287 nrt / 633.6 ft  75.2 ft  33.0 ft   
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
2 - Screw. Six steam turbines SR geared to two screw shafts 215lb. 8811NHP, 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Orient Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
Troopship WW2 
Vessel history
1836 passengers 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Torpedoed 09/10/1942 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by Italian submarine ARCHIMEDE in 04.29N - 20.52W on passage Cape Town for Freetown with passengers, copper and oranges. 
 

 



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