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Name Official number Flag IMO
FORTH  149391  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1928  07/11/1927  01/1928 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Clyde Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Port Glasgow Castle Works  351 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1058 grt / 410 nrt / 240.0 ft  36.2 ft    16.0 ft 
Engine builder Clyde Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Port Glasgow
Engine detail
T3cyl(22, 36, 59 x 42in), 226nhp, 1 screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Carron Company, Grangemouth  Grangemouth  13/01/1929 
Other names
1947 BHARATBALA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
03/1947 Dinshaw Brothers, Bombay. £30,000
07/1948 Bharat Line Ltd., Bombay 
Vessel history
08/1940 until 03/1946 Requisitioned by the Ministry of Shipping, later Ministry of War Transport, London.
03/1946 until 25/02/1947 Chartered by London Scottish Lines Ltd. and thereafter laid up at Grangemouth
04/04/1947 Moved from Grangemouth to Leith and handed over to her new owners.
17/06/1947 Sailed from Leith for Bombay.
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1954  Stranded 31/03/1954 
Disposal Detail
Stranded in 20.54N - 71.32E on Savai Bet Reef, Salbet Island north of Bombay, total loss. 
 

 



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