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Name Official number Flag IMO
SHAKESPEAR  149747  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1926  12/10/1926  11/1926 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Robert Duncan & Co, Port Glasgow East Yard  374 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5029 grt / 3154 nrt / 407.0 ft  53.5 ft  26.7 ft   
Engine builder David Rowan & Son, Govan
Engine detail
T3cyl (27, 44, 73 x 48in), 531nhp, 1 screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Shakespear Shipping Co. Ltd. - Glover Bros., London  London  05/11/1926 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
12/1940 South American Saint Line Ltd, Cardiff - sunk before handed over 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Gunfire 05/01/1941 
Disposal Detail
Sunk by gunfire from Italian submarine COMMANDANTE ALFREDO CAPELLINI in 18.05N - 21.10W, east of Cape Verde Islands on passage Barry to Suez and Alexandria 
 

 



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