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Name Official number Flag IMO
DURHAM CASTLE  118387  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1904  17/12/1903   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo Refrigerated  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Govan Fairfield  433 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
8217 grt / 5077 nrt / 475.4 ft  56.7 ft  31.6 ft   
Engine builder Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
2- Screw. 2xQ4Cyl. (22.5, 32, 46.5 & 68 - 51)in. 220lb. 969NHP. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co. Ltd. - D. Currie & Co., London.  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
10/1939 The Admiralty - stores ship 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1940  Mined 26/01/1940 
Disposal Detail
09/1939 breaking commenced at Rosyth but halted in 10/1939 and sold.
Whilst on Admiralty service and on passage under tow to Scapa Flow for intended use as a blockship, sunk by mine off Cromarty. 
 

 



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