FORT VERCHERES

Registry and Rig Information

Name FORT VERCHERES
Registry U.K.
Official Number 168457
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 441.42
Width 57.16
Depth 26.92
Gross Tonnage 7139.00
Net Tonnage 4299.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00004

Vessel History

History Built as \"North Sands\" class dry cargo carrier; delivered on May 8, 1943.As DIOPSIDE: In collision with Swedish IREVIK and sank the latter in position 55.18 degrees N x 13.5 degrees E, on April 15, 1967.
Disposition Sold to Japanese shipbreakers; departed Tokyo June 30, 1970, for Hirao, Japan, and scrapping.

Build Information

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

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
MAPLE HILL1950-00-001966-00-00U.K.168457
DIOPSIDE1966-00-001969-00-00PANAMA
ENTAN1969-00-001970-00-00PANAMA

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Dominion of Canada (British Ministry of War Transport (London registry)1943-00-001950-00-00U.K.168457
Halifax Overseas Freighters, Ltd. (Counties Ship Mgt. Co., Ltd., Mgrs.)1950-00-001966-00-00U.K.168457
Diopside Steamship S.A.1966-00-001970-00-00PANAMA