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Name Official number Flag IMO
AVELONA  149821  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1927  06/09/1926  05/1927 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  515 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
12858 grt / 7844 nrt / 510.2 ft  68.2 ft  33.9 ft   
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
4 x steam turbines, 2 - Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Blue Star Line (1920) Ltd., London  London  29/04/1927 
Other names
12/06/1929 AVELONA STAR 
Subsequent owner and registration history
20/05/1930 owners restyled as Blue Star Line Ltd., London 
Vessel history
1934 rebuilt for cargo only and single funnel, 42.6 ft deep, 13376grt, 8369nrt.

 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1940  Torpedoed 30/06/1940 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by U.43 in 46.46N - 12.17W, south of Lands End on passage Burnos Aires for London.
01/07/1940 Sank 46.59N - 11.39W
17/06/1940 British registry closed 
 

 



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