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Name Official number Flag IMO
AFTON  113928  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1901  21/11/1900   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Robert Duncan & Co, Port Glasgow East Yard  293 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
4409 grt / 2862 nrt / 365.3 ft  48.1 ft  20.2 ft   
Engine builder Rankin & Blackmore, Greenock
Engine detail
T3Cyl (25, 41, 67 x 45in) 1-screw 326NHP 

First owner First port of register Registration date
McLaren & McLaren, Glasgow  Glasgow  28/12/1900 
Other names
1903 SOLVEIG - 1915 NYLAND - 1915 SAGINAW - 1915 LA MARNE - 1920 MARNE II - 1920 VAUCLIN 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1903 Dampskibs. Solveigs Rederi - Chr. Michelsen & Co., Bergen
1915 A/S Dampskibet Nyland - Albert Jensen, Copenhagen
1915 The American Transatlantic Co. Inc., New York
1915 French Government, Marseille
1920 Cie. Generale Transatlantique, Marseille 
Vessel history
06/1915 detained at Marseille after sale to Jensen as suspected as acting for German interests. Did not trade as NYLAND or SAGINAW. 
Remarks
The Dundee Courier, edition of Saturday 11th August 1900 reported that a 7,000dwt steamer building for Wm R Rea, Belfast by Robert Duncan & Co, Port Glasgow, for delivery about November 1900 had been sold for around £58,000 to McLaren & McLaren, Glasgow

 
End year Fate / Status
1934  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
Broken up Copenhagen. 2Q/1934. 
 

 



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