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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   
Other names
1929 AVELONA STAR 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1930 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. 
 

 



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