FORT COVINGTON

Registry and Rig Information

Name FORT COVINGTON
Registry U.K.
Official Number 169777
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 424.42
Width 57.16
Depth 34.75
Gross Tonnage 7130.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00016

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1955 (7129 gross - 4400 net).
History Built as \"North Sands\" type dry cargo vessel; delivered on October 21, 1943.
Disposition On voyage Tokyo for Port Campha, driven onto coral reef at Ie Shima, Ryukus Islands, in typhoon, September 26, 1956. Declared a constructive total loss and sold for scrapping.

Build Information

Builder United Shipyards, Ltd.
Place Built Montreal, P.Q.
Date Built 1943-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
BEDFORD EARL1950-00-001956-00-00U.K.169777

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Canadian Government (Minister of War Transport)1943-00-001950-00-00U.K.169777
Bedford Overseas Freighters, Ltd.1950-00-001955-00-00U.K.169777
Calliroy Navigation Ltd. (Rallis Shipping Co., Ltd., Mgrs.)1955-00-001956-00-00U.K.169777