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Name Official number Flag IMO
KNIGHT COMPANION  131280  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1910  11/06/1910   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow   334 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
7433 grt / 5076 nrt / 484.6 ft  58.0 ft  40.0 ft   
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
1-screw. T3Cyl (26.5, 44 & 74 - 43)in. 538nhp, 12.5 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Knight Steam Ship Co. Ltd. - Greenshields Cowie & Co., Liverpool  Liverpool   
Other names
1912 HMS RELIANCE - 1916 RFA RELIANCE - 1920 EMANUELE ACCAME - 1937 ORATA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
14/11/1912 purchased by the RN and converted into a repair ship at Devonport. Commissioned as HMS RELIANCE and her repair department and staff were RN Dockyard employees
January 1916 transferred to the RFA and converted into a Stores Support Ship
1920 Soc. Anon. Angelo Parodi fu B. & Ditt. S. & E. Flli. Accame, Genoa
1927 Soc. Anon. Emm. V. Parodi & S. & E. Flli. Accame, Genoa
1937 'Polena' Societa di Navigazione, Genoa 
Vessel history
1940 laid up at Las Palmas
1943 sailing in Allied service 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1954  Broken Up 23/05/1954 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Hong Kong for breaking. 
 

 



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