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Name Official number Flag IMO
WAR ANCHUSA  142767  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1919  07/12/1918   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Caird & Company, Greenock   355 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5242 grt / 6161 nrt / 400.0 ft  52.3 ft  28.5 ft   
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
T3cyl (27, 44 & 73 x 48ins), 517nhp, 3000ihp, 11.5 knots, 1 screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Shipping Controller - J. Temperley & Co., London  London   
Other names
1919 BEMBRIDGE - 1924 QUEEN OLGA - 1937 SEVERN LEIGH 
Subsequent owner and registration history
09/1919 Temperley SS Co Ltd - J. Temperley & Co., London
09/1924 Cadogan S.S. Co. Ltd. - T. Dunlop & Sons, Glasgow
12/1936 Talisman Shipping Co. Ltd. - Monroe Bros., Liverpool
03/1937 Severn S.S. Co. (Mark Withwill Shipping Ltd.) Bristol
01/1938 Kelston S.S. Co. Ltd. - Mark Whitwill Shipping Ltd., Bristol 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1940  Torpedoed 28/03/1940 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by U37 south of Iceland 54.31N - 25.41W on passage Hull for St. John, New Brunswick with the loss of 33 lives.

 
 

 



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