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Name Official number Flag IMO
ATHENIA  146330  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1923  28/01/1922  03/1923 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Govan Fairfield  596 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
13581 grt / 8118 nrt / 526.3 ft  66.4 ft  38.1 ft   
Engine builder Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
6 x steam turbines of 8700ihp, 2 - Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Anchor-Donaldson Ltd. - Donaldson Bros. Ltd., Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
1928 joint managers Donaldson Bros. & Anchor Line (Henderson Bros.) Ltd.
1935 Donaldson Atlantic Line Ltd. - Donaldson Bros. Ltd., Glasgow
1938 managers Donaldson Bros. & Black Ltd., Glasgow 
Vessel history

Ordered by Cunard Steam Ship Co. Ltd.

1552 passengers. Part refrigerated.

End year Fate / Status
1939  Torpedoed 03/09/1939 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by U.30 only 8 hours after declaration of war in 56.44N - 14.05W on passage Liverpool for Montreal. 93 passengers and 19 crew lost. 


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