Yard No. 417
ss SURUGA

built by A McMillan & Son Dumbarton in 1908

(SURUGA)

ss SURUGA

Yard Number 417, was named SURUGA when launched on Tuesday, 17/12/1907 by A McMillan & Son Dumbarton , for New York & Oriental S.S. Co. Ltd..

Her main engines were built by Clyde Shipbuilding & Eng. Co. Ltd. Port Glasgow , she was powered by Triple expansion, 3-cyl. 370 hp

Other names she bore were: NORMAN ISLES (1924). Her last recorded name was NJEGOS (1926)

This ship had an unhappy end, as she was scuttled on 09/06/1944

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1908
Ship Type: Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 4,393 grt. 2,745 nrt.
Length: 375 feet
Breadth: 52 feet
Draught: 18 feet
Owner History:
New York & Oriental S.S. Co. Ltd.

Additional Information: 1915 Port of registry changed to New York. 1924 Sold to Steamship Co. Normania, Copenhagen and renamed NORMAN ISLES. 1926 Sold to Jugoslavensko Amerikanska Plovidba, Dubrovnik and renamed NJEGOS. 1930 Transferred to Jugoslavensko Lloyd, Dubrovnik, name unchanged. 1944 Taken over by MOWT (Christian Salvesen & Co., managers)name unchanged. 1944 Scuttled as a block ship off Normandy. Subsequently raised and broken up.
Photo W.S.P.L.
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