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Brocklebank Line Ships (1)

Holywell

Holywell
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Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Original Owners and Managers Tyzack & Branfoot Steam Sg Co Ltd
Country First Registered UK
Shipbuilder R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Shipyard Hebburn
Country where built UK
Yard Number 422
Official Number 123951
Call Sign HLTF
Classification Society Lloyds Register
Gross Tonnage 4,867
Deadweight (DWT) N/K
Net Tonnage 3,059
Length 401.8 Ft
Overall Length N/K
Breadth or Beam 50.8 Ft
Depth 17.8 Ft
Draught N/K
Engine Type Triple-expansion Steam Engine
Engine Details Cylinders of bore 27.5", 45", 76" and stroke 48"
Engine Builder North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd
Engine Builder Works Wallsend
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details 3 single-ended boilers operating at 180psi
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 520nhp
Maximum Speed 12

Additional Construction Information

  • 1 deck and spar deck
  • Fitted with electric lighting
  • Fitted with wireless equipment
  • Fitted for oil fuel

Career Highlights

Date Event
7 October 1907 Launched
November 11907 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Passengers N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Broken Up
Service History Information Change of owner to Well Line Ltd. 1911, change of owner to T.& J. Brocklebank Ltd. 1919. Taken to Bo'ness 17 March 1933 for breaking by P. & W. MacLellan

Lycia

Lycia
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Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Original Owners and Managers T.& J.Brocklebank Ltd
Country First Registered UK
Shipbuilder Dunlop, Bremner & Co.
Shipyard Inch Yard, Glasgow
Country where built UK
Yard Number 347
Official Number 147259
Call Sign GKQB
Classification Society Lloyds Register
Gross Tonnage 2,364
Deadweight (DWT) N/K
Net Tonnage 1,247
Length 300.5 Ft
Overall Length 309.5 Ft
Breadth or Beam 44.2 Ft
Depth 21 Ft
Draught N/K
Engine Type Diesel Engine
Engine Details 4SCSA oil engine with 6 cylinders of bore 24 15/16" and stroke 51 3/16"
Engine Builder J.G. Kincaid & Co. Ltd.
Engine Builder Works Greenock
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details N/K
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 355 nhp
Maximum Speed 11

Additional Construction Information

  • 1 steel deck and shelter deck
  • Fitted with radio direction finding equipment

Career Highlights

Date Event
10 April 1924 Launched
July 1924 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Passengers N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Other
Service History Information Change of owner to Cape York Motorship Co Ltd 1925. Requisitioned by the Ministry of Shipping 2 January 1940 and compulsory purchased by the Royal Navy 20 October 1940. Scuttled at Scapa Flow January 1941 as a blockship.

Macharda

Macharda
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Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Original Owners and Managers T.& J.Brocklebank Ltd
Country First Registered UK
Shipbuilder Russell & Co
Shipyard Kingston Yard
Country where built UK
Yard Number 710
Official Number 140593
Call Sign JYFL
Classification Society Lloyds Registry
Gross Tonnage 9,735
Deadweight (DWT) N/K
Net Tonnage 6,209
Length 518 Ft
Overall Length N/K
Breadth or Beam 63.7 Ft
Depth 35.4 Ft
Draught N/K
Engine Type Quadruple-expansion Steam Engine
Engine Details Cylinders of bore 28". 40", 67", 82" and stroke 57"
Engine Builder David Rowan &Co
Engine Builder Works Govan
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details 3 double-ended boiler and one single-ended auxiliary boiler operating at 220 psi
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 889 bhp
Maximum Speed 13.5

Additional Construction Information

  • 2 steel decks and third deck in No. 1 hold. Cruiser stern
  • Fitted with electric lights
  • Fitted with radio direction-finding equipment.

Career Highlights

Date Event
28 May 1918 Launched
September 1918 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Passengers N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Broken Up
Service History Information Taken to Osaka for breaking on 27 October 1932.

Magdapur

Magdapur
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Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship (Ref)
Original Owners and Managers T.& J.Brocklebank Ltd
Country First Registered UK
Shipbuilder William Hamilton & Co.
Shipyard Glen yard
Country where built UK
Yard Number 460
Official Number 168892
Call Sign GBJX
Classification Society Lloyds Register
Gross Tonnage 9,142
Deadweight (DWT) N/K
Net Tonnage 5,250
Length 485.9 Ft
Overall Length 504.6 Ft
Breadth or Beam 62.7 Ft
Depth 32.3 Ft
Draught N/K
Engine Type Steam Turbine
Engine Details 2 steam turbines DR geared to one shaft
Engine Builder D. Rowan & Co Ltd
Engine Builder Works Glasgow
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details N/K
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 1,226 MN
Maximum Speed 15

Additional Construction Information

  • 2 decks with 3rd deck in No. 1 hold
  • Cruiser stern
  • Fitted with radio direction-finding and echo-sounding equipment
  • Fitted with gyro compass

Career Highlights

Date Event
3 August 1944 Launched
February 1945 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Passengers N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Broken Up
Service History Information Change of name to Magda and owner to Embajada Cia Naviera SA 1970. Taken to Whampoa for breaking April 1970.

Mahanada (1914)

Mahanada (1914)
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Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Original Owners and Managers T.& J.Brocklebank Ltd
Country First Registered UK
Shipbuilder Charles Connell & Company
Shipyard Glasgow
Country where built UK
Yard Number 361
Official Number 137409
Call Sign GSCD
Classification Society Lloyds Register
Gross Tonnage 7,181
Deadweight (DWT) N/K
Net Tonnage 4,482
Length 470.5 Ft
Overall Length 485.2 Ft
Breadth or Beam 58 Ft
Depth 32.1 Ft
Draught N/K
Engine Type Steam Turbine
Engine Details 2 steam turbines SR geared to one drive shaft
Engine Builder Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd
Engine Builder Works Newcastle
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details 2 double-ended boilers and an auxiliary boiler operating at 180 psi
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power N/K
Maximum Speed 12

Additional Construction Information

  • 2 steel decks and 3rd deck in No. 1 hold
  • Fitted for oil fuel
  • Fitted with radio direction-finding and echo-sounding equipment

Career Highlights

Date Event
10 September 1914 Launched
November 1914 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Passengers N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Sunk/foundered (Act of War)
Service History Information She was sunk on 26 February 1941 by torpedoes fired by an aircraft at position 54° 07' N 17° 06' W whilst en route from Manchester to Port Said with locomotives and general cargo. Details of those that lost their lives can be found on the Benjidog Tower Hill website HERE.

Mahanada (1943)

Mahanada (1943)
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Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Original Owners and Managers T.& J.Brocklebank Ltd
Country First Registered UK
Shipbuilder William Hamilton & Co.
Shipyard Port Glasgow
Country where built UK
Yard Number 457
Official Number 168867
Call Sign BFLT
Classification Society Lloyds Register
Gross Tonnage 8,971
Deadweight (DWT) N/K
Net Tonnage 5,134
Length 485.9 Ft
Overall Length 505 Ft
Breadth or Beam 62.7 Ft
Depth 32.3 Ft
Draught N/K
Engine Type Steam Turbine
Engine Details 3 steam turbines SR geared to a single drive shaft
Engine Builder D. Rown & Co
Engine Builder Works Glasgow
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details 3 single-ended boilers operating at 250 psi
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 1,066 MN
Maximum Speed 14.5

Additional Construction Information

  • 2 decks with 3rd deck in No. 1 hold. Cruiser stern
  • Fitted for oil fuel
  • Fitted with radio direction-finding and echo-sounding equipment
  • Fitted with gyro compass

Career Highlights

Date Event
19 August 1943 Launched
December 1943 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Passengers N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Broken Up
Service History Information Change of name to Corona and owner to Progressive Mariners SA 1967. Taken to Kaohsiung for breaking March 1968.

Mahout (1925)

Mahout (1925)
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Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Original Owners and Managers T.& J.Brocklebank Ltd
Country First Registered UK
Shipbuilder William Hamilton & Co.
Shipyard Port Glasgow
Country where built UK
Yard Number 391
Official Number 147347
Call Sign GDZN
Classification Society Lloyds Register
Gross Tonnage 8,089
Deadweight (DWT) N/K
Net Tonnage 4,880
Length 470.1 Ft
Overall Length N/K
Breadth or Beam 62.1 Ft
Depth 32.2 Ft
Draught N/K
Engine Type Steam Turbine
Engine Details Two steam turbines SR geared to one drive shart
Engine Builder David Rowan & Co
Engine Builder Works Govan
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details 4 single-ended boilers operating at 200 psi
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 1,047 nhp
Maximum Speed 13
Mahout (1925)

Additional Construction Information

  • 2 decks with third deck in No. 1 hold and cruiser stern
  • Fitted with radio direction-finding and echo-sounding equipment

Career Highlights

Date Event
1 October 1925 Launched
December 1925 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Passengers N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Broken Up
Service History Information Taken to Blyth 2 March 1961 for breaking by Hughes Bolckow.

Mahout (1963)

Mahout (1963)
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Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship (Ref)
Original Owners and Managers T.& J.Brocklebank Ltd
Country First Registered UK
Shipbuilder Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd.
Shipyard Linthouse
Country where built UK
Yard Number 679
Official Number 303877
Call Sign N/K
Classification Society Lloyds Register
Gross Tonnage 9,153
Deadweight (DWT) 10640
Net Tonnage 3,029
Length 480.11 Ft
Overall Length N/K
Breadth or Beam 63.4 Ft
Depth 24.10 Ft
Draught N/K
Engine Type Diesel Engine
Engine Details Sulzer oil engine. 2SA with 7 cylinders
Engine Builder Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd.
Engine Builder Works Kelvinhaugh
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details N/K
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 10,000 bhp
Maximum Speed 16.5

Career Highlights

Date Event
12 February 1963 Launched
June 1963 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew 21 at time of loss
Passengers N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Sunk/foundered (Act of War)
Service History Information Change of owner to Cunard SS Co Ltd 1968, change of name to Aglaos and owner to Premier Maritime Inc 1978, change of name to Evagelia S. and owner to Myrica Sg Corp 1980. On 11 September 1982, during the Iran-Iraq war, the vessel was struck by bombs or missiles from Iraqi war planes and ran aground in the Khor Musa channel 25 miles from Bandar Khomeini. The 21 crew members were safely taken off and wrecked vessel was reported to have been refloated and towed to Bushire in 1983 and abandoned as a war constructive total loss.

Mahratta

Mahratta
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Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Original Owners and Managers T.& J.Brocklebank Ltd
Country First Registered UK
Shipbuilder Robert Duncan & Co
Shipyard Port Glasgow
Country where built UK
Yard Number 328
Official Number 140545
Call Sign GSCN
Classification Society Lloyds Register
Gross Tonnage 6,690
Deadweight (DWT) N/K
Net Tonnage 4,177
Length 445 Ft
Overall Length N/K
Breadth or Beam 58.2 Ft
Depth 31.2 Ft
Draught N/K
Engine Type Triple-expansion Steam Engine
Engine Details Cylinders of bore 26.5", 45.5", 75" and stroke 54"
Engine Builder Dunsmuir & Jackson Ltd
Engine Builder Works Glasgow
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details 4 single-ended boilers operating at 200 psi
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 702 nhp
Maximum Speed 12

Additional Construction Information

  • 2 steel decks
  • Fitted with radio direction-finding equipment

Career Highlights

Date Event
20 September 1917 Launched
November 1917 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Passengers N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Wrecked
Service History Information Wrecked on the Goodwin Sands 6 October 1939 whilst en route from Calcutta to London with a general cargo.

Mahronda (1925)

Mahronda
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Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Original Owners and Managers T.& J.Brocklebank Ltd
Country First Registered UK
Shipbuilder William Hamilton & Co.
Shipyard Glen yard
Country where built Uk
Yard Number 390
Official Number 147329
Call Sign GLTJ
Classification Society Lloyds Register
Gross Tonnage 7,926
Deadweight (DWT) N/K
Net Tonnage 4,889
Length 470.1 Ft
Overall Length 489.5 Ft
Breadth or Beam 62.1 Ft
Depth 32.2 Ft
Draught N/K
Engine Type Steam Turbine
Engine Details 2 steam turbines SR geared to a single drive shaft
Engine Builder D. Rowan & Co Ltd
Engine Builder Works Glasgow
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details 4 single-ended boilers operating at 200 psi
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 1,047 nhp
Maximum Speed 13

Additional Construction Information

  • 2 decks and 3rd deck in No. 1 hold
  • Cruiser stern
  • Fitted with radio direction-finding and echo-sounding equipment

Career Highlights

Date Event
18 June 1925 Launched
October 1925 Completed

Crew and Capacity Information

Item Value
Crew N/K
Passengers N/K
Cargo Capacity N/K

Status and Service History Information

Item Value
Status Sunk/foundered (Act of War)
Service History Information Sunk on 11 June 1942 by torpedo fired by Japanese submarine I-20 at position 14° 37" S 40° 58" E whilst en route from Liverpool to Karachi with stores and a general cargo.


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