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Name Official number Flag IMO
ORWELL  108681  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1897  18/05/1897   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow   237 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
3789 grt /  / 354.3 ft  45.1 ft  25.8 ft   
Engine builder Dunsmuir & Jackson Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
1-screw T.3-cyl. (25”, 40” & 66” x 45”) 354nhp. 10kts. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
James Gardiner & Company, Glasgow.  Glasgow   
Other names
1925 WHALE - 1930 CONGO 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1905 Indian Steamship Company Ltd. (James Gardiner & Company, managers)
1911 AS Tonsbergs Hvalfangeri, Tonsberg, (O. Hyton, manager), converted for transportation of whale oil in bulk.
1925 Renamed WHALE.
1929 Anglo Norse Company, Tonsberg
1930 AS Congo (Soren L. Christensen & Johannes Dahl), Sandefjord and renamed CONGO.
1934 Sold to Tonsbergs Hvalfangeri 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1934  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
08/1934 bu Tonsberg. 
 

 



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