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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  15/01/1919 
Other names
02/10/1919 BEMBRIDGE - 17/10/1924 QUEEN OLGA – 13/03/1937 SEVERN LEIGH 
Subsequent owner and registration history
30/09/1919 Temperley Steam Shipping Co. Ltd. (J. Temperley and Co. managers), London.
09/09/1924 Cadogan Steamship Co. Ltd. (Thomas Dunlop and Sons, managers), Glasgow.
15/10/1924 Re-registered at Glasgow (66/1924).
11/12/1936 Talisman Shipping Co. Ltd. (Monroe Brothers, managers), Liverpool.
11/03/1937 Re-registered at Bristol (1/1937).
11/03/1937 Severn Steamship Co. Ltd. (Mark Whitwill (Shipping) Ltd., managers), Bristol.
11/01/1938 Kelston Steamship Co. Ltd. (Mark Whitwill (Shipping) Ltd. managers), Bristol.
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1940  Torpedoed 28/03/1940 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U 37 south of Iceland in position 54.31 north by 25.41 west whilst on a voyage from Hull to St. John, New Brunswick in ballast. There were 10 survivors; 32 crew and one gunner were lost.

28/09/1940 Register closed.
 
 

 



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