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Name Official number Flag IMO
GLENSHIEL  129423  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1909  05/07/1909  08/1909 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow   328 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
4817 grt / 3054 nrt / 400.0 ft  52.0 ft  26.9 ft   
Engine builder Dunsmuir & Jackson Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
1-screw T.3-cyl. (27”, 43” & 72” x 48”) 513nhp. 10kts. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Steamship Gairloch Company Ltd., (J. Gardiner & Company, manager), Glasgow.   Glasgow   
Other names
1921 HIGHLAND PRINCE - 1936 ORION 
Subsequent owner and registration history
14/11/1917 Rio-Cape Line Ltd., (Furness, Withy & Company Ltd., managers).
21/12/1921 Renamed HIGHLAND PRINCE.
1936 P. Lyras, Greece, and renamed ORION.
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1948  Wrecked 20/09/1948 
Disposal Detail
Whilst on a voyage from Sydney, Cape Breton to Botwood with a cargo of coal stranded and then suffered a fire and explosion and wrecked in Strait of Belle Isle. 
 

 



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