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Name Official number Flag IMO
CATO  134703  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1914  09/05/1914   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Campbeltown Shipbuilding Co, Campbeltown Trench Point  99 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
710 grt / 291 nrt / 231.0 ft  30.8 ft  19.0 ft   
Engine builder Ross & Duncan, Glasgow
Engine detail
1-screw, T3cyl (15, 25.5, 41 x 30in), 85rhp, 10½ knots
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Bristol Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., Bristol  Bristol   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
4/11/1914 requisitioned by the Admiralty for use as a Store Carrier, while not an RFA vessel she operated under their control
20/2/1915 Returned 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1940  Mined 03/03/1940 
Disposal Detail
Struck a mine off Nash Point, Bristol Channel, 51.24N - 03.33W on passage Dublin for Bristol. The mine was laid by U-29 on same day. Thirteen of her crew of fifteen perished. 
 

 



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