Category:Lafian (ship, 1928)

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Type General cargo ship
Built by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow
Yard number 625
Launch date
Completion date
Length overall 100.9 m (110.3 yd)
Beam 14.7 m (16.1 yd)
Draft 6.1 m (6.7 yd)
Gross register tonnage 3832 register tons
Deadweight tonnage 4,933 t ( 10954219.8  lb)
Main engine Steam Triple Exp 3 Cyl (HP 22", IP 37¼", LP 63" x 45" stroke). 3 x Single Ended boilers supplying steam at max pressure 210lbs. Engines by Shipbuilder


  • 1928 Launched as Lafian for African & Eastern Trade Corp, Liverpool Flag: United Kingdom
  • 1931 Sold to United Africa Company Ltd, Liverpool
  • 1936 Solt to Moss Hutchison Line Ltd, Liverpool Renamed: Meroë
  • 1950 Sold to Reederei Karl Gross, Germany Renamed: Adele Flag: Germany
  • 1957 Sold to EKC Hornemann, Germany Renamed: Tucana
  • 1958 Sold to G Steinmeyer & Co, Germany Renamed: Ursula
  • 1959 Sold to HF Cordes & Co, Germany
  • 1961 Sold to Cia De Nav Eastern Auk, Panama Renamed: Mein An Flag: Panama
  • 1961 Sold to Cia De Nav Ruhamah, Panama Renamed: Ruhamah
  • 1965-68 Sold to Time Lines (Panama) Ltd, Panama. Renamed: Liby
  • 1968-08-01 Arrived for Scrapping at Hong Kong.

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