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Name Official number Flag IMO
BENAVON  161818  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1930  27/05/1930  06/1930 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo General  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow Kingston SB Yard  834 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5872 grt / 3723 nrt / 425.0 ft  56.0 ft  29.0 ft   
Engine builder Rankin & Blackmore, Greenock
Engine detail
T3cyl (26, 43.5, 74 x 51in), 576nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Ben Line Steamers Ltd. - W. Thomson & Co., Leith  Leith   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1940  Gunfire 11/09/1940 
Disposal Detail
Sunk by gunfire from German Commerce Raider KANDENFELS also known as PINGUIN (Schiff 33 or Raider F) in the Indian Ocean, 25.20S - 52.17E on passage Penang for UK via the Cape, with general cargo 
 

 



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