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Name Official number Flag IMO
BENALBANACH  167030  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1940  20/06/1940  10/1940 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow Scotstoun  429 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
7153 grt / 4356 nrt / 436.0 ft  57.0 ft  35.0 ft   
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
Q4cyl, 4000ihp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Ben Line Steamers Ltd., Leith  Leith   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1941 requsitioned by Ministry of War Transport as a training ship for dock operations, Royal Engineers. 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1943  Torpedoed 07/01/1943 
Disposal Detail
Sunk by aircraft torpedo 150 miles NE of Algiers, 37.07N - 04.38E on passage Clyde for Bon with military supplies and personnel - 410 lives lost. 
 

 



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