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Name Official number Flag IMO
ARAKAKA  162385  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1933  29/07/1933  08/1933 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow Kingston SB Yard  867 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2379 grt / 1397 nrt / 322.5 ft  43.5 ft  18.5 ft   
Engine builder David Rowan & Son, Glasgow
Engine detail
1-screw, T3cyl. (18-1/2", 31" & 52" x 39"), 221 nhp, 10.5 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Arakaka S.S. Co.Ltd. - Booker Brothers, McConnell & Co. Ltd, Liverpool  Liverpool   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Torpedoed 22/06/1941 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by U-77 in about 47N - 40W while on service for the Admiralty carrying out meteorological studies in the North Atlantic. She had a crew of 45 including Admiralty personnel, and all perished 
 

 



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