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Name Official number Flag IMO
BARRWHIN  161890  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1929  05/09/1929  10/1929 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Greenock Dockyard Co Ltd, Greenock Cartsdyke East  417 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
4998 grt / 2970 nrt / 405.5 ft  55.7 ft  25.4 ft   
Engine builder Rankin & Blackmore, Greenock
Engine detail
1-screw. T3Cyl.(23.75, 40.5 & 66 - 45)in. LP turbine with DR gearing and hydraulic coupling. 200lb. 473 NHP 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Barr Shipping Co. Ltd. - Barr, Crombie & Co. Ltd., Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1941 Reardon Smith Line Ltd., Cardiff - Sir William Reardon Smith & Sons Ltd. 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Torpedoed 29/10/1942 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by U-436 in 55.02N - 22.45W, south of Iceland on passage Halifax for London with grain and military cargo. 
 

 



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