Last modified on 29 June 2012, at 21:51

Category:IMO 1142324

ShipEdit

  • Type: Passenger/cargo
  • Built by Barclay Curle, Whiteinch, United Kingdom
  • Yard No: 494
  • Launch Date: 23.3.1912
  • Date of completion: 5.1912
  • Length overall:
  • LPP: 129.9 m
  • Beam: 16.2 m
  • Tons: 6516 m
  • DWT:
  • Speed: 16 kn


HistoryEdit

  • 1912 Named: Czar for the Russian East Asiatic S.S.Co Ltd, Liepaja Flag: Russia
  • 1913 Picked up 102 people from the burning Volturno
  • 1917 Managed by Cunard Line Flag: United Kingdom
  • 1919 Sold to Russian East Asiatic Steamship Co. Ltd., Petrograd Laid up.
  • 1920 Sold to A/S Det Ostasiatiske Kompagni Renamed: Estonia Flag: Denmark
  • 1930 Renamed: Pulaski Flag: Poland
  • 1939 Laid up awaiting sale in Gdynia
  • 1939 Carried Polish soldiers from Balkans to France
  • 11.1939 - 03.1940 Refit in Marseilles
  • 1940 Trooping and passenger service
  • 08.07.1941 Arrested in Conakry by French authorities. Escaped during the night. Upon leaving Conakry shelled by French bateries.
  • 1942 Bridge gutted by fire (sabotage?) in Durban
  • 09.1944 - 01.1945 General refit in Durban.
  • 03.1946 Sold for Ł 100,000.- to the Ministry of War Transport.
  • 1946 Renamed: Empire Penrhyn Flag: United Kingdom
  • 19.2.1949 Broken up at Blyth
  • Look up "IMO 1142324"

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