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Name Official number Flag IMO
GRETASTON  147881  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1924  12/01/1924  02/1924 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Robert Duncan & Co, Port Glasgow East Yard  352 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5008 grt / 3177 nrt / 404.9 ft  53.0 ft  27.6 ft   
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Govan
Engine detail
1-screw. T3Cyl. (26, 42 & 70 - 48)in. 180lb. 476nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Gretaston S.S. Co. Ltd. - W. S. Miller & Co., Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
1940 SHEAF MEAD 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1940 Sheaf Steam Shipping Co. Ltd. - W. A. Souter & Co. Ltd., Newcastle 
Vessel history
Phosphate carrier.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1940  Torpedoed 27/05/1940 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by U.37 about 180 miles off Cape Finisterre, 43.48N - 12.32W on passage Swansea for Philadelphia in ballast 
 

 



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