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Name Official number Flag IMO
GLENORCHY  128286  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1909  09/05/1909  18/06/1909 
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Greenock   426 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
4737 grt / 3019 nrt / 400.0 ft  52.0 ft    17.8 ft 
Engine builder Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
1- Screw T 3-cyl. (27”, 43” & 72” x 48”) engine (No.490) 526nhp. 10kts.  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Indian Steamship Company Ltd., (J. Gardiner & Company, manager), Glasgow.   Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
27/09/1917 Furness, Withy & Company Ltd.
14/11/1917 Rio-Cape Line Ltd., (Furness, Withy & Company Ltd., managers).  
Vessel history
15/09/1908 Keel laid

War service
07/11/1916 until 13/02/1917 Wheat from Australia.
14/02/1917 until 28/04/1917 Wheat from the Gulf of Mexico.
29/04/1917 until 03/06/1917 Royal Navy Collier (No. 1592).
04/06/1917 until 22/09/1917 Sugar from Peru.
23/09/1917 until 11/11/1917 Royal Navy Collier (No. 1592).
12/11/1917 until 13/01/1918 Wheat from USA.
14/01/1918 until 21/06/1918 Royal Navy Collier (No. 1592).
22/06/1918 until 03/10/1918 Commercial Branch (Military) with nitrates.
04/10/1918 until 08/11/1918 Royal Navy Collier (No. 1592).
09/11/1918 until 17/01/1919 Wheat from the Gulf of Mexico.
18/01/1919 Transferred to the Liner Section.
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1920  Wrecked 01/03/1920 
Disposal Detail
Whilst inward bound from New York, wrecked off Victoria Bar, Brazil. 
 

 



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