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Name: HORLEY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/02/1911
Completed: 07/1911
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 179
Dimensions: 4877grt, 3119nrt, 410.2 x 52.0 x 28.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (28, 46.5 & 78 x 54ins), 587nhp, 2700ihp
Engines by: Earle's Co Ltd, Hull
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 132574
History:
08/1910 Houlder Middleton, London
06/1912 Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate Steam Navigation Co Ltd, (Lamport & Holt Ltd, managers), Liverpool; renamed EUCLID
02/1931 Ben Line Steamers, Leith; renamed BENVANNOCH
10/1935 Crescent Trade Facilities Ltd, London
11/1935 Nils EM Moller, Shanghai; renamed MARIE MOLLER
03/1937 Transferred to Moller Line Ltd, Shanghai
15/07/1937 Broken up
Comments: 22/03/1937: Caught fire after explosion in Holyhead Bay, Wales
On passage from Vizagapatam to Liverpool
24/03/1937: Beached but refloated 05/04/1937 and towed to Liverpool
08/07/1937: Declared a total constructive loss
15/07/1937: Broken up by West of Scotland Shipbreaking Co Ltd at Troon, Scotland


Photo as EUCLID copyright of Fraser Darrah

Photo as BENVANNOCH copyright of Stuart Smith