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Name Official number Flag IMO
KNIGHT OF THE THISTLE   118046  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1903  06/08/1903  09/1903 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow   277 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
6675 grt / 4286 nrt / 455.8 ft  55.2 ft  30.7 ft   
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Govan
Engine detail
1-screw, T.3-cyl. (27", 46" & 76" x 51") 2,650 IHP. 11 kts.  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Knight Steamship Co. Ltd. - Greenshields, Cowie & Co., Liverpool  Liverpool   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
18/08/1917 China Mutual Steam Navigation Company Ltd., (Alfred Holt & Co, managers), Liverpool. 
Vessel history
26/04/1917 Escaped from a pursuing submarine off S. W. Ireland.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1917  Foundered 10/12/1917 
Disposal Detail
Whilst a voyage from New York to London, foundered in the North Atlantic in a position 42.19N., 56.50W. The crew of 64 were taken off by the US naval collier VULCAN and landed at Boston. 
 

 



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