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Name Official number Flag IMO
MARATHON  118184  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1904  18/11/1903  1/1904 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo Refrigerated  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd., Govan Linthouse  402 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
6795 grt / 3695 nrt / 454.2 ft  55.1 ft  21.5 ft   
Engine builder Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
2x T3cyl(27, 45, 76 x 51in), 1218nhp, 15kn, 2-screw  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Alexander D. Henderson (G. Thompson & Co - Aberdeen Line), Aberdeen   Aberdeen  05/01/1904 
Other names
1920 ORUBA  
Subsequent owner and registration history
c1904 George Thompson & Co Ltd (Aberdeen Line) - mng Alexander D Henderson, Aberdeen
1920 Royal Mail Steam Packet Co Ltd, Aberdeen
1922 Pacific Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Liverpool 
Vessel history
1913 lengthened (by builders?) to 504.1ft; dummy second funnel added
1915-1920 in service as a troopship  
Remarks
1904 150 1st and 170 3rd class passengers.
1913 89 1st and 158 3rd? or 239 1st and 328 3rd?

1913 7827grt 4956nrt;
1921 7848grt 4884nrt  
End year Fate / Status
1924  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
Q2/1924 sold to a German company and broken up in Netherlands 
 

 



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