« « Back

Name Official number Flag IMO
RHESUS  131363  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1911  27/05/1911  21/07/1911 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Greenock   433 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
6719 grt / 4295 nrt / 443.5 ft  52.8 ft  36.1 ft   
Engine builder Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
1- Screw T.3-cyl. (30", 50" & 83" x 60") engine (No.497), 4,600 IHP. 13½ kts. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
China Mutual Steam Nav Co (A. Holt & Co, managers), Liverpool.  Liverpool   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
25/02/1910 Ordered
24/05/1910 Keel laid.
Completed at a cost of £80,000.
19/12/1915 until 30/11/1916 Expeditionary Force transport No. G 081, moving troops to the Mediterranean and Mesopotamia.
01/12/1916 until 31/05/1917 On Portugese Government service.
14/06/1917 Missed by a torpedo fired by the German submarine U 49 in a position 50.36N., 13.55W., S. W. of Ireland.
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1950  Broken Up 08/07/1950 
Disposal Detail
British Iron & Steel Corporation and allocated to Smith & Houston Ltd., for demolition at Port Glasgow. 
 

 



« « Back