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Name Official number Flag IMO
FIFESHIRE  108775  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1898  15/10/1898  12/1898 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Clydebank Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Clydebank   332 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5672 grt / 3628 nrt / 420.5 ft  54.7 ft  28.8 ft   
Engine builder Clydebank Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
1-screw. T.3-cyl. (30", 48" & 78" x 54") 493 NHP. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Elderslie Steam Ship Co.Ltd (James Caird , manager.) Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1910 Scottish Shire Line Ltd (Turnbull,Martin & Co.Ltd. Glasgow. 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1911  Stranded 09/08/1911 
Disposal Detail
09/08/1911 Whilst on a voyage from Sydney N. S. W. to the U. K. with general cargo, grounded in fog 20 miles south of Cape Guardafui, Gulf of Aden.
11/08/1911 Abandoned in deteriorating sea conditions resulting in the subsequent loss of 24 lives.
14/08/1911 Declared a total loss.
 
 

 



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