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Name Official number Flag IMO
BALMORAL CASTLE  129074  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1910  13/11/1909  2/1910 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Govan Fairfield  468 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
13361 grt / 7512 nrt / 570.0 ft  64.5 ft  38.9 ft   
Engine builder Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
2xQ4cyl (37"46"66½"96"x60") 2234nhp(LR) 2-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Union-Castle Mail Steam Ship Co. Ltd., London  London  17/02/1910 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
10/1910 temporarily comm into the RN manned by naval personnel in order to carry members of the Royal Family for the inauguration of the Union of South Africa.
Chartered as a troopship when in Durban at outbreak of WW1, then later carrying US troops and again taking Australian troops after the War.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1939  Broken Up 19/06/1939 
Disposal Detail
Broken up by John Cashmore Ltd at Newport, Mon. 
 

 



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