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Name Official number Flag IMO
GLENAFFRIC  121213  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1905  09/02/1905  03/1905 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow Scotstoun  292 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
4160 grt / 2560 nrt / 376.9 ft  49.5 ft  26.3 ft   
Engine builder Dunsmuir & Jackson Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
1-screw. T.3-cyl. (25½”, 42” & 68” x 48”) 423nhp. 10½ kts.  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Steamship Gairloch Company Ltd., (J. Gardiner & Company, manager). Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
1921 SAXON PRINCE -1924 NAXOS -1936 OGADEN 
Subsequent owner and registration history
14/11/1917 Rio-Cape Line Ltd., (Furness, Withy & Company Ltd, manager).
07/12/1921 Renamed SAXON PRINCE.
1924 Aktiebolaget Naxos (R. Mattson, manager), Helsingfors, and renamed NAXOS.
1936 Ignazio Messina & Company, Genoa, and renamed OGADEN.
 
Vessel history
War service
23/04/1915 until 24/10/1915 Expeditionary Force Transport – Canadian stores
07/12/1915 until 30/03/1916 Expeditionary Force Transport – nitrates.
26/06/1916 until 28/08/1916 Commercial Branch (Military) – nitrates.
29/08/1916 until 30/10/1916 Royal Navy Collier (No. 1258).
31/10/1916 until 11/03/1917 Wheat from Australia.
12/03/1917 until 09/05/1917 Expeditionary Force Transport (No. F0126) - second-hand trucks from Immingham to Dunkirk.
10/05/1917 until 23/06/1917 Royal Navy Collier (No. 1258) in Italian Government service.
24/06/1917 until 11/09/1917 Sugar from Cuba.
12/09/1917 until 25/11/1917 Royal Navy Collier (No. 1258).
26/11/1917 until 26/02/1918 Commercial Branch (Military) – nitrates from Chile.
27/02/1918 until 20/09/1918 Wheat from Gulf of Mexico and Argentina.
21/09/1918 until 27/11/1918 Royal Navy Collier (No. 1258).
28/11/1918 until 31/01/1919 Wheat from River Plate.
01/02/1919 To the Liner Section

 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Torpedoed 12/08/1942 
Disposal Detail
Whilst on a voyage from Benghazi to Tobruk, was torpedoed and sunk by HMS PORPOISE 9 miles off Ras El Tin. 
 

 



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