Requisitioned Auxiliaries - F

Built by: Nederlandsche Scheepsbouw, Amsterdam   

Completed: 1928

Manager: Westfal-Larsen & Co, A/S, Bergen

Tonnage: 9,551 grt, 15,530 dwt

Length: 474.4 feet

Beam: 64.5 feet

Draught: 36.5 feet

Machinery: 2 x 12 cylinder diesel engines

Speed: 11 knots

15 July 1943 launched by North Vancouver Ship Repairers Ltd, North Vancouver as Yard Nr 129 named FORT COLVILLE for the Dominion of Canada

19 September 1943 completed for bareboat charter to the MoWT and placed under the management of A Holt & Co Ltd., Liverpool

20 February 1945 arrived Sydney to join TF 117.

 

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