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Name Official number Flag IMO
LORNASTON  148881  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1925  22/10/1925  12/1925 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Robert Duncan & Co, Port Glasgow East Yard  367 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5934 grt / 3072 nrt / 407.0 ft  53.5 ft  25.7 ft   
Engine builder Rankin & Blackmore, Greenock
Engine detail
1-screw, T3cyl (26, 42, 70 x 48in), 457nhp, 10 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
W. S. Miller & Co., Glasgow   Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1940 Lornaston S.S. Co. Ltd. - same managers
1941 Galbraith, Pembroke & Co. Ltd., London 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1945  Torpedoed 08/03/1945 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed and sunk by U.275 north west of Fecamp, 50.35N - 00.30W while in convoy, Blyth-Casablanca with coal. All of her crew and gunners were saved by frigate HMS Holmes and the tug HMS Palencia and landed at Newhaven. 
 

 



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