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Name Official number Flag IMO
GLENLEE  141872  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1918  31/10/1917  12/1917 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow   372 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
4933 grt / 3120 nrt / 400.3 ft  53.0 ft  27.4 ft   
Engine builder Dunsmuir & Jackson Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
1-screw T3cyl (27”, 43” & 72” x 48”) 510nhp.  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Rio-Cape Line Ltd. - Furness, Withy & Company Ltd.,, Newcastle  Newcastle-Upon-Tyne   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1917 Ordered and building for Western Steamship Company Ltd., (J. Gardiner & Company, managers), Glasgow.
21/10/1917 Launched for Furness Withy & Company Ltd.
14/11/1917 Rio-Cape Line Ltd., (Furness, Withy & Company Ltd., managers).

War service
30/12/1917 until 09/08/1918 Expeditionary Force Transport (No. G1820) moving stores from Canada to Italy and from USA to France. 
Vessel history
25/06/1918 Attacked with gunfire by a German submarine in N. Atlantic but made good her escape.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1918  Torpedoed 09/08/1918 
Disposal Detail
Whilst on a voyage from R. Clyde to Dunkirk with Government stores, torpedoed by the German submarine UB 57, in a position 4 miles E. by N. from the Owers Light Vessel. 1 life lost. 
 

 



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