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Name Official number Flag IMO
ALENE  84045  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1880  21/08/1880   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Aitken & Mansel, Glasgow Jordanvale  104 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2104 grt / 1369 nrt / 291.5 ft  36.3 ft  23.8 ft   
Engine builder John and James Thomson, Glasgow
Engine detail
Compound Inv. 2cyl (36&68x48in) 300nhp 1screw
[1892 transferred to AILSA, Aitken & Mansel, Yd.92]

1892 New engine by McIlwaine & McColl Ltd, Belfast.
T3cyl (24,38&64x48in) 385nhp 1800ihp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Atlas Steamship Co Ltd - mng, Arthur B Forwood, Liverpool   Liverpool  25/10/1880 
Other names
1908 ORLEANIAN 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1882 manager became George P Forwood, Liverpool.
1901 Hamburg-Amerika Packetfahrt AG, Hamburg - reg Hamburg.
1906 William A Powell - mng S Otero, Liverpool - 1908 reg Belize, renamed ORLEANIAN
1912 Tropical Fruit Steamship Co Ltd, Glasgow - United Fruit Co) - reg Glasgow.
1914 Orleanian Steamship Corp, New York.
1915 R Lawrence Smith - Universal Transportation Co Inc, New York. 
Vessel history
1892 lengthened and re-engined: 310.8 x 36.3 x 23.6ft, 2292grt 1482nrt 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1915  Missing 23/12/1915 
Disposal Detail
23/12/1915 sailed New York for Algiers and Malta with case oil and naptha, posted missing. 
 

 



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