Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 217423
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 253.33
Width 43.58
Depth 24.42
Gross Tonnage 2450.00
Net Tonnage 1485.00
Hull Material Wood
Hull Number 00211

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1939 (2767 gross - 1797 net). Beached following collision off Dagenham, Kent, G.B., on November 27, 1944. Salvaged and rebuilt, 1946 (2768 gross).
Disposition Struck a submerged object on October 27, 1946, in position 35.15N x 11.55E, north of Kerkenna Bank, off Tunisian coast, and sank. On voyage in ballast from Algiers for Sfax at time of loss.

Build Information

Builder Great Lakes Engineering Works
Place Built Ecorse, MI
Date Built 1919-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
COITY CASTLE1939-00-001946-00-00U.K.162135

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Shipping Board1919-00-001922-00-00U.S.217423
Davidson Steamship Co.1922-00-001937-00-00U.S.217423
Maritime & Commerciale1937-00-001939-00-00PANAMA
Branch Steamship Co., Ltd.1939-00-001944-00-00U.K.162135
British Ministry of War Transport1944-00-001946-00-00U.K.162135
Stanhope Steamship Co., Ltd.1946-00-001946-00-00U.K.162135