City of London

Vessel name on Arrival: City of London

City of London

Original Builder: Workman Clark of Belfast

Original Yard No: 236

Official Number: 124162

Vessel Type: cargo

GRT: 8875

Year Built: 1907

Arrival Date: 26/09/1946

Breakup Started: 10/10/1946

Date First Beached: 26/09/1946

Date Breakup Completed: 18/02/1947

Draught For’d: 3' 0"

Draught Aft: 4' 6"

Name Changes:

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.