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Name Official number Flag IMO
BEACHY  164102  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1936  01/10/1936  12/1936 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd., Govan Linthouse  551 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1600 grt / 697 nrt / 272.5 ft  38.4 ft  17.2 ft   
Engine builder Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
1- Screw. T3cyl. (21", 34" & 56" x 39") 196NHP. 1650 ihp 13.5 knots

Two steel boilers 210 lb/sq.in. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Clyde Shipping Company Ltd, Glasgow. - William Cuthbert, manager.   Glasgow  03/11/1936 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Cross Channel Passenger/cargo ship.
1940 Requisitioned as a Convoy Rescue Ship.First voyage 09/10/1940.
First Rescue ship into service. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Bombed 11/01/1941 
Disposal Detail
Having left a Gibraltar bound convoy to join a homeward bound convoy was sunk by bombing in 53.29N - 16.24W. 5 crew members lost.
 
 

 



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