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Name: CARLOW CASTLE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/11/1916
Completed: 02/1917
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 230
Dimensions: 5838grt, 3676nrt, 400.0 x 53.0 x 32.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45 & 74 x 48ins), 465nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 139199
History:
02/1917 Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co Ltd, London
1930 Mitchell, Cotts & Co Ltd, London; renamed CAPE ST COLUMBA
1935 Michael J Carras, Chios, Greece; renamed ADELFOTIS
01/05/1943 Sank
Comments: 01/05/1943: Torpedoed & shelled by U-Boat U182, 500miles Seof St Paul's Rocks
On voyage San Lorenzo, Argentina-Buenos Aires-Freetown-UK with a cargo of linseed


Photo as CAPE ST COLUMBA copyright Alex Duncan