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Name Official number Flag IMO
ASCOT  168342  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1942  08/10/1942  12/1942 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Dundee Stannergate  398 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
7004 grt / 4841 nrt / 419.2 ft  56.8 ft  34.4 ft   
Engine builder North Eastern Marine Engineering Co. (1938) Ltd., Wallsend
Engine detail
T.3-cyl. (23½”, 38” & 66” x 45”) 453nhp 11 Kts.  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Britain S.S. Co. Ltd. - Watts, Watts & Co. Ltd., London  London  05/11/1942 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1944  Torpedoed 29/02/1944 
Disposal Detail
29/02/1944 (date may be incorrect?) in 05.00S. - 63.00E, torpedoed and sunk by the Japanese submarine I-37 on passage Calcutta and Colombo for Diego Suarez and Mauritius. 46 crew members lost. 
 

 



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