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Name Official number Flag IMO
BACKWORTH  142837  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1919  16/06/1919   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Dunlop, Bremner & Co. Ltd., Port Glasgow Inch Yard  335 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2481 grt / 1442 nrt / 302.9 ft  42.9 ft  20.7 ft   
Engine builder Dunlop, Bremner & Co. Ltd., Port Glasgow
Engine detail
T3cyl 22",36",59"x39" 176nhp 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Robert Stanley Shipping Co Ltd - mng Robert S Dalgleish, Newcastle.  Newcastle-Upon-Tyne   
Other names
WAR ORANGE (launched) - 1939 OGMORE CASTLE - 1947 BOKKEVELD - 1951 ROODEWAL 
Subsequent owner and registration history
(launched) Shipping Controller, London

1929 Dalgleish Steam Shipping Co Ltd - mng R S Dalgleish Ltd, Newcastle
1939 Branch Steamship Co Ltd - mng Reginald Jones, Cardiff - reg Cardiff
1946 Arden Hall Steamship Co Pty Ltd - mng Moller Line (South Africa) Ltd, Cape Town - reg Cape Town
1950 South African National Steamship Co Pty ltd - mng Van Riebeeck Lines Pty Ltd, Cape Town
1955 Aliwal SS Co Pty Ltd, Cape town
1956 S M Pettersen, Durban 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1961  Burned 23/09/1961 
Disposal Detail
23/9/1961 abandoned on fire while laid up at Eastern Mole, Cape Town.
1962 (1963?) broken up 
 

 



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