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Yard No. 459?
ss BUVUMA



Yard Number 459? was named BUVUMA when launched on by Bow McLachlan & Company Paisley for Kenya & Uganda Railways & Harbours Administration Kisumu

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1925
Ship Type: Tug
Tonnage: 200t displ
Length: 105 ft
Breadth: 21 ft

Owner History:
Kenya & Uganda Railways & Harbours Administration, Kisumu.
1977: Tanzania Railways Corporation, Mwanza.


She is recorded as having sank on

Additional Information:
Shipped in kit form, delivered at Kisumu in 1925 and assembled on Lake Victoria.
Laid up 1980s and sank at jetty.

Previous update by David Asprey