built by Harland & Wolff Ltd Govan,
Yard No 504G Engines by Harland & Wolff Ltd.
Last Name: DARDANUS (1949)
Previous Names: To have been GLENFARNE
Propulsion: oil engines, 4S CSA 16Cy 1317nhp 12.5 knots
Launched: Wednesday, 14/07/1920
Ship Type: Cargo Vessel
Tonnage: 9503 grt
Length: 485.6 feet
Breadth: 62.3 feet
Glen Line Ltd, London
1949 Ocean Steamship Co. (A.Holt), Liverpool.
Status: Arrived for Scrapping - 19/07/1957
One of five from H&W Govan, they were at the time the biggest motorships in the world. Prior to going to scrap she had been laid up in the Holy Loch in 1956.
Broken up at Inverkeithing.
Previous updates by Paul Strathdee, Bruce Biddulph, George Robinson.
Photo supplied by Internet source as DARDANUS
Last updated: by Bruce Allan from the original records by Stuart Cameron
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