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Name: GENERAL ROBERTS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/12/1881
Completed: 02/1882
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 467
Dimensions: 1477grt, 899nrt, 248.9 x 35.2 x 16.7ft
Engines: C2cyl (24 & 54 x 36ins), 146nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84669
History:
02/1882 Barnes, Guthrie & Co, Cardiff
1884 SS General Roberts Co Ltd (Barnes, Guthrie & Co), Cardiff
1891 G Gravem, Kristiansund; renamed BANKCHEF FASTING
1900 Gjerdsø & Bakkevig, Haugesund; renamed HAVTOR
1916 D/S A/S Havtor (B Schattenstein), Narvik
1917 A/S Havtor (Olsen & Ugelstad), Christiania
1920 Manager P Meyer, Christiania
1924 Rederi A/B Vallde (JA Edvall), Oskarshamn; renamed GUNVALL
14/01/1936 Broken up
Comments: 14/01/1936: Arrived at Inverkeithing for breaking by TW Ward Ltd


Above photo as HAVTOR (left) copyright of Robert Bomans