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Name Official number Flag IMO
KILDONAN CASTLE  112615  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1899  22/08/1899   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Govan Fairfield  408 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
9652 grt / 5105 nrt / 515.3 ft  59.2 ft  34.7 ft   
Engine builder Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
2 x Q4cyl (28, 39.75, 57.5, 82 x 60in), 1663nhp, 2- Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Castle Mail Packets Co. Ltd. - D. Currie & Co., London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1900 Union-Castle Mail S.S. Co. Ltd. - D. Currie & Co., London
03/1916 Admiralty requisition - armed merchant cruiser
01/1919 released to owners 
Vessel history
Last for Castle Line before amalgamating with Union. Began life as a troopship in Boer War (H. M. Transport 44). 1915 Hospital ship and 1916 AMC. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1931  Broken Up 18/05/1931 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Stavanger for breaking 
 

 



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