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Name Official number Flag IMO
INDRAKUALA  131445  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1912  05/06/1912  07/1912 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow   346 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5691 grt / 3607 nrt / 430.0 ft  54.0 ft  30.5 ft   
Engine builder Dunsmuir & Jackson Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
1-screw T.3-cyl. (26½", 45" & 75½" x 54") 200lb. 687NHP. 2,500 IHP. 12 kts.  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Indra Line (Thomas B. Royden & Co.)  Liverpool   
Other names
1915 EURYPYLUS - 1938 TRADE - 1939 BOTAVON 
Subsequent owner and registration history
30/08/1915 China Mutual Steam Navigation Company Ltd., and later renamed EURYPYLUS.
1938 for £17,500, to the Continental Transit Company, London, and renamed TRADE.
1939 for £20,000, to the Board of Trade, (Sir William Reardon Smith & Sons Ltd., managers), and renamed BOTAVON.
 
Vessel history
11/05/1918 Collided with and sank the British steamer CLAN MACKAY (6,580g./12), 520 miles south west from the Scillies.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Air Attack 03/05/1942 
Disposal Detail
02/5/1942 Whilst “Commodore ship” in convoy PQ 15 on a voyage from Middlesbrough via Reykjavik to Murmansk was damaged by an air launched torpedo in a position 73.02N., 19.46E., N. W. of North Cape.
03/05/1942 Sunk by HMS BADSWORTH.


 
 

 



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