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Name Official number Flag IMO
NELLORE  135325  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1913  05/05/1913   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo Refrigerated  Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Caird & Company, Greenock   324 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
6853 grt / 4250nrt / 450.0 ft  52.2 ft  30.6 ft   
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
2-Screws. 2xQ4Cyl. (19", 27", 38.5" & 56" x 48") 700nhp, 4500ihp. 14 knots.
3 cylindrical steel boilers 215 lb/sq.in. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, London - Isaac Mann Shields, manager.  Greenock  24/06/1913 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
12/1920 Frank Rirchie designated manager.
10/1929 The Eastern & Australian Steamship Co. Ltd., London (The Earl of Inchcape, manager)
07/1935 Kenneth Mackay, Earl of Inchcape, designated manager. 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
94 passengers. 
End year Fate / Status
1944  Torpedoed 29/06/1944 
Disposal Detail
29/06/1944 torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-18 in 07.51S x 75.20E, 400 miles east of Chagos Archipelago on passage Bombay for Sydney. 
 

 



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