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Name Official number Flag IMO
ASHANTIAN  164518  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1935  26/06/1935  08/1935 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Hamilton & Co., Port Glasgow Glen Yard  418 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
4917 grt / 2950 nrt / 404.1 ft  56.7 ft  23.0 ft   
Engine builder David Rowan & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
1-Screw. original engine T3Cyl. (21.5, 35, 62 x 45in) + LP turbine, 397nhp

Replacement engine. 1-screw. T3Cyl. (22, 38.25 & 63 - 43)in. 215lb. 353NHP., builders listed as Frd. Hutti. Mulheim. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
United Africa Co. Ltd., London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
1940 Listed as torpedoed 29/09/1940 position 55.10N x 11.00 W 
End year Fate / Status
1943  Torpedoed 21/04/1943 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by U.415 in 55.50N - 44.00W on passage Liverpool via Belfast Lough for New York and Philadelphia in ballast. 
 

 



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