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1917-1924 General cargo


Buildingyard: J.l. Thompson & Sons Ltd., Sunderland

Built year: 1917

Yard no: 514


Tonnage: GRT: 5424/ NET: 3431/ TDW: 9000

Dims: LOA: 385,0/ BR: 53,7/ DR: 31,6ft

Machinery: 3-cyl tripleexp steam engine by North Eastern Marine Eng. Co.Ltd


IHP: 2200

Speed: 11,0 knots


08.12.1916: Launched.

11.06.1917: Completed. Renamed ABERCORN. Upon war requisition placed under management by Furness, Withy & Co Ltd. (Norfolk & North American                         Steam Shipping Co Ltd.), London. Price paid: NOK 1.508.533,40

20.03.1920: Returned to service for Wilh. Wilhelmsen. Renamed MESNA

04.09.1924: Wrecked off Hakaufisi Reef, near Nakualofa, Tonga Isl. in pos 20.09S, 174,55E. On passage from Haiphong to UK with a cargo of

                     zincore and copra. 

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