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Name Official number Flag IMO
BOLTON CASTLE  135581  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1914  14/04/1914   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Hamilton & Co., Port Glasgow Glen Yard  296 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5826 grt / 3689 nrt / 424.2 ft  53.0 ft  29.9 ft   
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
1-screw. T3cyl. (28,45 & 75 - 51)in 180lb 568nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Lancashire Shipping Co. Ltd. - J. Chambers & Co., Liverpool  Liverpool   
Other names
1939 FIDELITAS 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1937 Minerva S.S. Co. Ltd. - Fred Hunter (Management) Ltd., London
1939 Soc. Anon di Navigazione "Mare Nostrum", Genoa
09/1943 seized by German forces at Bordeaux
1943 Deutsches Reich - Deutsche Dampfs. Ges. 'Hansa', Bremen 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1944  Bombed 27/11/1944 
Disposal Detail
Bombed and sunk by Allied Forces in Sulafjord near Alesund. 
 

 



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