Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.K.
Official Number 168493
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 250.33
Width 42.00
Depth 18.33
Gross Tonnage 1792.00
Net Tonnage 995.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00275

Vessel History

Rebuilds Tonnage change, 1951 (1832 gross - 1032 net).
History Built as N3-S-A1 class cargo vessel for U.S. Maritime Commission. Sent under Lend-Lease Program to Great Britain.
Disposition Stranded on coast of Uruguay, north of Cape Polonie, March 4, 1969, and became total loss. Was on voyage Buenos Aires for Brazil when lost.

Build Information

Builder Smith, Leathem D. Shipbuilding Co.
Place Built Sturgeon Bay, WI
Date Built 1943-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
MALIN HEAD1949-00-001951-00-00U.K.168493
OCEAN SWELL1951-00-001953-00-00NORWAY

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
A/L Derby1951-00-001953-00-00NORWAY
Minister of War Transport (G. Heyn & Sons, Ltd., Mgrs.)1943-00-001949-00-00U.K.168493
Nav. Hispano Brasileira1969-00-001969-00-00BRAZIL
Navegacao Catarinense Ltda.1953-00-001969-00-00BRAZIL
Ulster Steamship Co., Ltd.1949-00-001951-00-00U.K.168493