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Name Official number Flag IMO
AJAX  113395  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1900  31/05/1900  03/08/1900 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Scott & Co., Greenock Cartsdyke East  361 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
7043 grt / 4461 nrt / 442.0 ft  52.8 ft   32.1 ft   
Engine builder Greenock Foundry Company, Greenock
Engine detail
1-Screw, T.3-cyl. (29", 50" & 82" x 60") engine (No. 405) 3,568 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
03/08/1898 Ordered
Launched by Mrs Richard Durning Holt.
Completed, at a cost of £86,631.
War Service
12/03/1915 until 24/01/1916 Expeditionary Force transport, during which time –
10/10/1915 Attacked with gunfire by the German submarine U 39, in a position W. of Crete, and was rescued by a British destroyer.
05/12/1918 until 19/04/1919 Expeditionary Force transport moving prisoners of war from Hull to Copenhagen and Belgian refugees to Antwerp.
20/09/1919 Re-allocated to West Indian trooping activity.
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1930  Broken Up 05/04/1930 
Disposal Detail
5/4/1930 arrived for Scrapping at Yokohama, Japan.
 
 

 



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