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Name Official number Flag IMO
SMERDIS  137839  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1917  15/01/1917  03/1917 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ardrossan Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Ardrossan The Shipyard  267 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1032 grt / 538 nrt / 200.4 ft  30.7 ft  19.1 ft   
Engine builder Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Dalmuir
Engine detail
T3cyl (16, 26, 44 x 33in), 149nhp, 1 Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
J. & P. Hutchison, Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
1923 MEMPHIS - 1938 CAID KEBIR - 1954 MEZIANE 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1919 J. & P. Hutchison Ltd, Glasgow.
1934 Moss Hutchison Line Ltd, Glasgow.
1938 Union d'Entreprises Marocaine, Casablanca.
1952 Cie. Orano-Marocaine, Casablanca.
1954 Soc. Marocaine de Gerance Maritime, Casablanca 
Vessel history
16/12/1922 fouled anchor, capsized and sank in the Mersey on a voyage from Bordeaux to Liverpool.
23/01/1923 refloated and beached.
28/02/1923 refloated again, repaired and renamed MEMPHIS 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1957  Broken Up 26/10/1957 
Disposal Detail
19/04/1955 sank at Rouen after being struck by lighter ROMARJEAN II.
31/05/1955 Refloated but considered a CTL.
26/10/1957 arrived New Waterway for delivery to Dutch breakers. 
 

 



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