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Name Official number Flag IMO
CZAR    RUS   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1912  23/03/1912   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  494 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
6516 grt / 3812 nrt / 425.0 ft  53.2 ft  29.4 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
2 sets Q4cyl (21.5, 30,44&63x48ins), 889nhp, 2 screws 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Rusian East Asiatic Steamship Co. Ltd., Libau  Libau   
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
1917 The Shipping Controller (Ellerman's Wilson Line then Cunard S.S Co Ltd), London (on hire then requisitioned from 08/03/1918)
08/08/1920 Danish East Asiatic Co, Copenhagen
1930 Polish Translatlantic Spg Co Ltd, Gdynia
1934 Gdynia-America Spg Lines Ltd, Gdynia
03/04/1946 Ministry of Transport (Lamport & Holt Line Ltd), London.
Vessel history

Engaged as an Allied troopship after escaping from Conakry in 1940.

End year Fate / Status
1949  Broken Up 19/02/1949 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Blyth for breaking by Hughes Bolckow Shipbreaking Ltd. 


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