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Name Official number Flag IMO
WAR AVON  142774  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1919  10/1918   
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster General Cargo  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ardrossan Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Ardrossan The Shipyard  302 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
501 grt / 226 nrt / 142.4 ft  26.1 ft  10.9 ft   
Engine builder Aitchison, Blair Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
C2cyl (18,38x27ins), 59nhp 500ihp 9kn, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Shipping Controller, London - mng W A Savage Ltd, Liverpool  London  27/01/1919 
Other names
1919 INDEPENDENCE - 1921 MAVIS - 1929 SOUND FISHER - 1939 GUARAREMA  
Subsequent owner and registration history
28/1/1919 "Neptunus" Société d'Armement - mng M Smits & Co, Antwerp - reg Antwerp
1921 General Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London - reg London
1929 James Fisher & Sons Ltd, Barrow-in-Furness
1939 Empresa Internacional de Transportes Ltda, Rio de Janeiro 
Vessel history
1921 500grt 225nrt
1937 lengthened: 154.8 x 26.1 x 10.9ft, 548grt 274nrt

 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1949  Collision 04/03/1949 
Disposal Detail
Sank after collision with ss BRITANNIA inside Santos Bar off Ilha das Palmas (23.59S 46.19W) when outward from Santos in ballast. 
 

 



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