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Name: WAR MANSION
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/05/1918
Completed: 01/07/1918
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 946
Dimensions: 3135grt, 1859nrt, 331.0 x 46.8 x 23.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 68 x 45ins), 430nhp
Engines by: North Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 142587
History:
01/07/1918 Shipping Controller, British Government (Japp, Hatch & Co, London, managers)
1919 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London; renamed WARIALDA
1948 Salvedore Co (P Bauer, manager), London; renamed BASINGDALE
1949 Soc di Nav Tomei, Genova; renamed ANGELICA
05/10/1969 Broken up
Comments: A WW1 standard "C Type" vessel
14/02/1967: Arrived at Savona for breaking up, but resold
05/10/1969: Broken up at La Spezia by CN del Golfo


Above photo as WARIALDA is courtesy of Stuart Smith