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Name Official number Flag IMO
BIAFRA  143285  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1919  29/04/1919  12/06/1919 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Harland & Wolff Ltd, Greenock Westburn Yard  570 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5327 grt / 3298 nrt / 400.4 ft  52.3 ft  28.5 ft   
Engine builder Harland & Wolff Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
1-screw, T3cyl (27, 44, 73 x 48in), 517nhp, 11 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
African Steam Ship Co. - Elder, Dempster & Co. Ltd., London  London   
Other names
1951 GEORGE -1956 UNITY - 1957 MAHFUZ - 1958 SPETSAI STAR 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1933 Elder Dempster Lines Ltd., Liverpool
1951 Meiridian Shipping Co. S.A., Panama
1956 Unity Cia. Nav. S.A., Panama
1957 Linea Adriatico Gulfo Persa, Panama
1958 Cia Maritima di Isola Spetsai S.A., Panama 
Vessel history
Laid down by Shipping Controller as WAR DAHLIA. Slip 4.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1959  Broken Up 06/04/1959 
Disposal Detail
Arrived for breaking by Okushoji K.K., Osaka. 
 

 



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