City of London

Vessel Name on Arrival: 
City of London
Vessel Type: 
Cargo
Official Number: 
124162
GRT: 
8,875
Draught For'd: 
3' 0"
Draught Aft: 
4' 6"
Year Built: 
1907
Arrival Date: 
27/09/1946
Breakup Started: 
10/10/1946
Date First Beaching: 
27/09/1946
Breakup Completed: 
18/02/1947
Original Builder: 
Workman Clark of Belfast
Original Yard No.: 
236
Other Information: 

Cargo-Passenger vessel built for Ellerman's City Line.                              Port of Registry  -  Glasgow
Normal Service Run  :  London - Bombay - London
Launched :   20-11-1906
Completed : February 1907
 
Dimensions :  149.7 mts  x  17.6 mts
 
Propulsion :  Quadruple Expansion Steam Reciprocating Engine delivering 15 knots.
 
1916  :  Converted for war service as Armed Merchant Cruiser
1916-1918  :  China waters
August 1918 - November 1918  :  Convoy Escort Duties in the Atlantic
In July 1919 :  Refurbished, new accommodation for 300 passengers, and returned to Owners.
In 1939, she was again taken into the service of her country, serving as a troopship this time.
 
Arrived at Arnott Young Shipbreakers, Dalmuir, in June 1946.    Hulk down to Troon's WSSCL in September.
 
 
 
 

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