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Name Official number Flag IMO
GLAUCUS  106794  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1896  28/04/1896  15/06/1896 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Scott & Co., Greenock Cartsdyke East  337 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5573 grt / 3583 nrt / 423.2 ft  49.2 ft  28.3 ft   
Engine builder Greenock Foundry Company, Greenock
Engine detail
1- Screw T.3-cyl. (29", 50" & 82" x 60") engine (No. 384), 4,000 IHP. 13 kts. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Ocean Steamship Company, (Alfred Holt & Co, managers), Liverpool   Liverpool   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
06/06/1902 Owners restyled as the Ocean Steamship Company Ltd.  
Vessel history
06/1895 Ordered
Launched by Mrs Alfred Holt.
Completed at a cost of £61,609.
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1918  Torpedoed 03/06/1918 
Disposal Detail
Whilst on a voyage from Liverpool to Shanghai with general cargo, was sunk without warning, with a torpedo by the German submarine UB 68, in a position 37.33N., 12.15E., 20 miles W. from Cape Granitola, Sicily. Two of her crew were lost. 
 

 



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