ss KAVIRONDO
built by Bow McLachlan & Company Paisley,
Yard No 285

Propulsion: T3cy 400ihp
Built: 1912
Ship Type: tug
Tonnage: 228grt
Length: 100ft
Breadth: 21ft
Owner History:
Kenya Railways
2005 ...., Kisumu
Status: Under Restoration - 2006

Remarks:
Shiped in sections Q4/1912
Reassembled for service on Lake Victoria and entered service 12/1913
served as gunboat during WW1
c1984 laid up at Kisumu, later as accommodation vessel, and later sank alongside.
Refloated by purchasers in 2005; superstructure and machinery removed; hull to be lengthened and reengined for return to service as a tanker

Last updated: by David Asprey from the original records by Stuart Cameron




Press Back on your Browser to return to Search Results


New: The Kvaerner Govan Years - The ships today
New for 2013: Clydebuilt Canada - 1) The ships of Canadian Pacific
New for 2013: Clydebuilt Norway - Norwegian and Clyde linked ships
Copyright http://www.clydesite.co.uk (except where otherwise stated). Extracts from the database may be used so long as credit is given to this website with a full url published in printed material or embedded in your website, plus credit to the editor(s) who supplied the information. Unfortunately we are unable to deal with requests to research ships, any information found in the database is all the information we have to date or are able to supply.
 
Web www.clydesite.co.uk


Looking for Shipping News? Pay a visit to Shipping Times UK