Vessel name on Arrival: Lagarto
Original Builder: Harland & Wolff, Govan, Glasgow
Original Yard No: 465 g
Official Number: 137855
Vessel Type: cargo
Year Built: 1917
Arrival Date: 28/09/1948
Breakup Started: 17/10/1948
Date First Beached: 10/07/1949
Date Breakup Completed: 19/11/1949
Draught For’d: 10' 0"
Draught Aft: 16' 6"
01-09-1917 : Completed as GLENAVY for the Glen Line Limited
23-06-1923 : renamed LAGARTO under the Pacific Steam Navigation Company Limited
Twin-screw cargo motorship NRT 3,208 tons GRT 5,075 tons
Dimensions : 117.4 metres x 15.9 metres (385' 1" x 52' 2")
17-05-1917 : Launched
01-09-1917 : Completed
12-07-1923 : Invoved in collision with Cardiff tugboat 'ASSISTANCE' when coming into the Port of Barry. The tug sank immediately taking four of her crew members down with her.
Served the South American routes throughout WWII.
In December 1947, the vessel arrived in Liverpool with engine problems. Laid up at Birkenhead and subsequently sent to Troon's WSSCL for breaking up.