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Name Official number Flag IMO
BENICIA  147309  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1925  24/03/1925  05/1925 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Robert Duncan & Co, Port Glasgow East Yard  357 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5050 grt / 3240 nrt / 404.9 ft  53.0 ft  27.6 ft   
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Govan
Engine detail
1-screw. T3Cyl. (27, 44 & 73 - 48)in. 477nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Oriel Shipping Co. Ltd. - J. Edgar & Co., Liverpool.   Liverpool   
Other names
1928 KURETAKE MARU 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1928 Tatsuuma Kisen K.K., Tarumi  
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Sunk 24/01/1942 
Disposal Detail
Sunk by USS vessels FORD, POPE, PARROTT and PAUL JONES in 00.10N - 118.00E in he Macassar Strait while landing troops at Balikpapan. 
 

 



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