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Name Official number Flag IMO
UMBALLA  108707  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1898  27/10/1897  25/02/1898 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo Liner  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Denny & Bros, Dumbarton Leven Yard  575 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5310 grt / 3426 nrt / 8340 dwt 410.0 ft  50.7 ft  29.0 ft  25.0 ft 
Engine builder Denny & Company, Dumbarton
Engine detail
T3cyl (26.5, 42, 66.5 x 51in), 390nhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
1901 served as a transport for the Jubaland and Somaliland expeditions.
Served as a transport during WW1 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1917  Torpedoed 24/12/1917 
Disposal Detail
Torpedoed by UB-49 when 8 miles SW by W of Cape Scalea in Gulf of Policastro on passage Karachi and Syracuse for Naples with barley.
15 crew members lost. 
 

 



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