Glenavy

Vessel Name on Arrival: 
Lagarto
Vessel Type: 
Cargo
Official Number: 
137855
GRT: 
5,078
Draught For'd: 
10' 0"
Draught Aft: 
16' 6"
Year Built: 
1917
Arrival Date: 
29/09/1948
Breakup Started: 
18/10/1948
Date First Beaching: 
11/07/1949
Breakup Completed: 
19/11/1949
Original Builder: 
Harland & Wolff, Govan, Glasgow
Original Yard No.: 
465 g
Name Changes: 

01-09-1917  :  Completed as GLENAVY for the Glen Line Limited
23-06-1923  :  renamed LAGARTO under the Pacific Steam Navigation Company Limited

Other Information: 

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.
 
 

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