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Name Official number Flag IMO
AGAPENOR  135553  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1914  16/01/1914  18/02/1914 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Greenock   450 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
7565 grt / 4800 nrt / 455.3 ft  56.3 ft  33.0 ft   
Engine builder Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
1- Screw T.3-cyl. (31", 51½" & 86" x 60") engine (No. 511), 5,500 IHP. 14 kts. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Ocean Steamship Company, (Alfred Holt & Co, managers), Liverpool   Liverpool   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
20/10/1912 Order publicised
22/10/1912 Keel laid.
Completed at a cost of £129,497.
03/03/1914: Delivered.
06/08/1914 until 21/08/1914 Expeditionary Force transport
10/10/1942 Whilst on a voyage from Karachi via Table Bay and Freetown to U.K. rescued survivors from the GLENDENE (4,412g./29).
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Torpedoed 11/10/1942 
Disposal Detail
Sunk with a torpedo by the German submarine U 87 in a position 06.53N., 15.23W., 200 miles S.W. from Freetown with the loss of 6 lives. The survivors were rescued within a few hours by HMS PETUNIA. 
 

 



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