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Name Official number Flag IMO
KNIGHT COMPANION   135469  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1913  23/04/1913  1913 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow   352 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
7362 grt / 4599 nrt / 470.0 ft  50.0 ft  31.8 ft  28.3 ft 
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
1-screw, T.3-cyl. (26½", 45" & 75" x 48") 3,000 IHP. 12 kts.  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Knight SS Co (Greenshields Cowie & Co mgr), Liverpool  Liverpool   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
18/06/1917 Ocean Steamship Company Ltd (Alfred Holt & Co, managers), Liverpool  
Vessel history
War Service
09/09/1914 until 31/12/1914 Indian Expeditionary Force transport.
27/12/1914 until 01/02/1917 Royal Navy collier No. 1389
10/01/1917 Exchanged gunfire with the surfaced German submarine U 79 in a position 45.31N., 11.29W., off Cape Finisterre.
02/02/1917 until 06/04/1917 Wheat from the Gulf.
07/04/1917 until 28/12/1918 Expeditionary Force transport No. F 0186, moving (1) Canadian stores; (2) stores from America to France
11/06/1917 Damaged with a torpedo by the German submarine UB 20 in a position 49.58N., 5.23W. and was towed to Falmouth for repairs.
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1933  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
1933 Sold to Italian shipbreakers.
12/03/1933 Passed Naples enroute.
Scrapped in Italy March 1933 
 

 



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