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Name Official number Flag IMO
GARTH CASTLE  82849  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1881  16/12/1880   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Elder & Co., Govan Fairfield Yard  245 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
3704 grt / 2381 nrt / 365.0 ft  43.5 ft  31.3 ft   
Engine builder John Elder & Co., Govan
Engine detail
C2cyl (51 & 88x57in) 500nhp 3180ihp 12½kn, 1-screw

1888: engine tripled by T Richardson & Sons, Hartlepool
T3cyl 585/600nhp ??ihp 13kn 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Donald Currie and others, London  London  14/02/1881 
Other names
1902 ISMAILIA - 1921 BRUNETTE 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1882 Sir Thomas Brassey and others - mng D Currie & Co, London
c1886 James B Smith and others - same mng
1896 The Castle Mail Packets Co Ltd - same mng
1900 Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co Ltd - same mng
1901 Elder Dempster & Co, Liverpool
1902 Khedivial Mail Steamship & Graving Dock Co Ltd, London
1921 Societa Armatrice Radivo-Frausin, Trieste
 
Vessel history
372 passengers (166 x 1st, 80 x 2nd, 126 x 3rd)
For UK-Cape mail wervice
1890 transferred to intermediate service
1893 passenger capacity reduced to 98 (52 x 1st, 46 x 2nd) and cargo capacity increaased
1901 intended for Elder Dempster's Bristol-Jamaica service, but used on UK-Canada route
1902 on passenger routes in eastern Mediterranean
1/9/1914 taken up by the Admiralty as Indian Expeditionary Force transport; 4/11/1914 returned to owners 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1923  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
Broken up in Italy 
 

 



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