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Name Official number Flag IMO
BHIMA  167212  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1939  07/02/1939  29/03/1939 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow   425 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5280 grt / 3097 nrt / 431.5 ft  55.2 ft  25.6 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
M3cyl Doxford type, 387nhp, 1 screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
James Nourse Ltd., London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
23/04/1940 requisitioned for the Liner Division. 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Torpedoed 20/02/1942 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-165 when 300 miles SW of Cape Comorin, 07.47N - 73.31E on passage Rangoon and Colombo to Durban and the West Indies. 
 

 



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