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Name Official number Flag IMO
GLENELG  96027  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1888  20/09/1888  11/1888 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow   154 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2470 grt / 1617 nrt / 300.0 ft  40.0 ft  24.1 ft   
Engine builder Duncan Stewart & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
1-screw T.3-cyl. (23”, 37” & 59” x 42”) 300hp. 9½ kts  

First owner First port of register Registration date
James Gardiner & Company, Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
1903 YAHIKO MARU 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1897 Western Steamship Company Ltd (J. Gardiner & Company, managers).
1903 Itaya Gomei Kaisha, Kobe
1904 T. Satsuma, Uraga
1911 Yahiko Shokai, Uraga
1913 Ido Yeizo, Yokohama
1920 Kobe Kisen Shintaku K.K., Amagasaki
1924 Kobe Kisen K.K., Kobe 
Vessel history
1904 requisitioned by Japanese Navy
27/03/1904 sunk as a blockship at Port Arthur
1905/6 refloated by Japanese salvors 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1924  Wrecked 06/06/1924 
Disposal Detail
Whilst in a storm, on a voyage from Haiphong to Hong Kong wrecked 20nm SE from Hainan Head. 32 people lost their lives and three survivors were rescued by a Japanese naval vessel. 
 

 



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