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Name Official number Flag IMO
MACHAON  110599  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1899  05/07/1899  21/08/1899 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Scott & Co., Greenock Cartsdyke East  357 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
6738 grt / 4277 nrt / 441.7 ft  52.6 ft  30.3 ft   
Engine builder Greenock Foundry Company, Greenock
Engine detail
1- Screw T.3-cyl. (29", 50" & 82" x 60") engine (No. 401), 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
06/04/1898 Ordered
Launched Mrs Keay, wife of Capt. Keay, the Company’s Marine Superintendent.
Completed at a cost of £82,680.
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1918  Torpedoed 27/02/1918 
Disposal Detail
Whilst on a voyage from Liverpool to Yokohama, was sunk with a torpedo by the German submarine UC 27, in a position 38.40N., 00.23E., 50 miles, N.E. ½ N. from Cani Rocks, Tunisia.  
 

 



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