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Brocklebank Line Ships (5)

Matra

Matra
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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 Port Glasgow
Country where built UK
Yard Number 478
Official Number 5229194
Call Sign N/K
Classification Society Lloyds Register
Gross Tonnage 8,858
Deadweight (DWT) 11925
Net Tonnage 2,396
Length 508.5 Ft
Overall Length N/K
Breadth or Beam 67 Ft
Depth 27.6 Ft
Draught N/K
Engine Type Steam Turbine
Engine Details 3 steam turbines SR geared to single screw shaft
Engine Builder David Rowan &Co
Engine Builder Works Govan
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details N/K
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 6,875 shp
Maximum Speed 15

Career Highlights

Date Event
1 March 1949 Launched
May 1949 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 Cunard SS Co Ltd 1968, change of name to Aegis Save I and owner to Kanaris Sg Enterprises SA 1971. Taken to Gandia 19 February 1972 for breaking by Aureliano Perez Iborra

Maturata

Maturata
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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 497
Official Number 187113
Call Sign N/K
Classification Society Lloyds Register
Gross Tonnage 7,365
Deadweight (DWT) 8920
Net Tonnage 3,724
Length 472 Ft
Overall Length N/K
Breadth or Beam 59.3 Ft
Depth 26.9 Ft
Draught 21.6 Ft
Engine Type Steam Turbine
Engine Details 3 Steam turbine single reduction geared to single shaft
Engine Builder David Rowan & Son
Engine Builder Works Govan
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details N/K
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 5,750 shp
Maximum Speed 15

Career Highlights

Date Event
17 June 1955 Launched
September 1955 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 Maldive Explorer and owner to Maldives Investments (London) Ltd 1969, change of name to Lanka Sinha and owner to Ceylon Sg Corp Ltd 1970, change of name to Ocean Trust and owner to Trust Sg (Panama) SA 1970, change of name to Apai Samut and owner to Thai Mercantile Marine Ltd 1971. Taken to Kaohsiung 14 March 1972 for breaking by Chien Tai Steel Co Ltd. Work done 10 April to 8 May 1972.

Mawana

Mawana
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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 516
Official Number 301283
Call Sign N/K
Classification Society Lloyds Register
Gross Tonnage 8,744
Deadweight (DWT) 10350
Net Tonnage 4,772
Length 497 Ft
Overall Length N/K
Breadth or Beam 63.5 Ft
Depth 20.7 Ft
Draught N/K
Engine Type Steam Turbine
Engine Details Two steam turbines DR geared to single screw shaft.
Engine Builder David Rowan & Co
Engine Builder Works Govan
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details N/K
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 8,000 bhp
Maximum Speed 16

Career Highlights

Date Event
3 July 1958 Launched
September 1958 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 Cunard SS Co Ltd 1968, change of name to Aegis Legend and owner to Miaoulis Sg Enterprises SA 1971, change of owner to Aethon Sg Co Ltd 1972, change of owner to Kanaris Sg Enterprises SA 1973. Taken to Shanghai for breaking 5 August 1974.

Media

Media
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Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo/Passenger Ship
Original Owners and Managers Anchor Line (Henderson Bros) Ltd
Country First Registered UK
Shipbuilder Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd.
Shipyard Linthouse
Country where built UK
Yard Number 445
Official Number 132991
Call Sign ICMJ
Classification Society Lloyds Register
Gross Tonnage 5,464
Deadweight (DWT) N/K
Net Tonnage 3,362
Length 424.4 Ft
Overall Length N/K
Breadth or Beam 53.2 Ft
Depth 30 Ft
Draught N/K
Engine Type Triple-expansion Steam Engine
Engine Details Cylinders of bore 28", 46", 77" and stroke 51"
Engine Builder Alexander Stephen & Sons Ltd
Engine Builder Works Kelvinhaugh
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details N/K
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 270 nhp
Maximum Speed 13

Additional Construction Information

  • 2 decks
  • Fitted for oil fuel
  • Fitted with radio direction-finding equipment

Career Highlights

Date Event
5 October 1911 Launched
November 1911 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 Change of owner to T.& J.Brocklebank Ltd 1912, change of name to Veloce and owner to Achille Lauro 1935. Sunk on 2 December 1942 by gunfire and torpedoes from British bomber aircraft from warships of Force A approximately 20 miles South of No. 4 Buoy, Kerkennah. She was en route from Naples to Tripoli with a cargo of petrol.

Stockwell

Stockwell
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Basic Data

Item Value
Type Cargo Ship
Original Owners and Managers Well Line Ltd
Country First Registered UK
Shipbuilder Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd.
Shipyard Deptford yard Sunderland
Country where built UK
Yard Number 649
Official Number 133565
Call Sign GDFX
Classification Society Lloyds Register
Gross Tonnage 5,757
Deadweight (DWT) N/K
Net Tonnage 3,629
Length 425 Ft
Overall Length N/K
Breadth or Beam 53.9 Ft
Depth 30.4 Ft
Draught N/K
Engine Type Quadruple-expansion Steam Engine
Engine Details Cylinders of bore 25.5", 36", 52.5", 76" and stroke 54"
Engine Builder North Eastern Marine Engineering Co. Ltd.
Engine Builder Works Newcastle
Engine Builder Country UK
Boiler Details 3 single-ended boilers operating at 220 psi
Propulsion Type Single Screw
Power 664 nhp
Maximum Speed 13

Additional Construction Information

  • 2 steel decks
  • Fitted for oil fuel
  • Fitted with electric lighting and wireless

Career Highlights

Date Event
7 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 Other
Service History Information Change of owner to Robert Stanley Sg Co Ltd 1919, change of owner to T.& J.Brocklebank Ltd 1919, change of name to Stanwell and owner to Stanhope SS Co Ltd 1938. The vessel was scuttled off the beaches of Normandy on 16 July 1944 to form part of a breakwater.


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