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Name Official number Flag IMO
LADY WIMBORNE  139074  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1915  27/05/1915   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Clyde Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Port Glasgow Castle Works  314 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1542 grt / 683 nrt / 260.0 ft  38.2 ft  14.6 ft   
Engine builder Clyde Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Port Glasgow
Engine detail
T3cyl (19, 31, 52 x 36in), 219nhp, 1 screw, 11 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
British & Irish Steam Packet Co. Ltd., London / Dublin  London   
Other names
1938 GALWAY -1939 GALWAY COAST -1946 VIRTU 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1936 British & Irish Steam Packet Co. (1936) Ltd. Dublin
1938 British & Irish Steam Packet Co Ltd .
1939 Coast Lines Ltd. Liverpool
1945 Virtu Steamship Co. Ltd.- Anthony & Bainbridge Ltd., Liverpool
1947 Registered Malta 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1948  Wrecked 27/02/1948 
Disposal Detail
Struck rocks at Raz Azzaz Lighthouse between Bardia and Tobruk on passage Port Said for Tobruk
Refloated 19/05/1948 towed to Tobruk and laid up as a total loss, broken up there in 11/1950. 
 

 



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