ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
INKOSI
Construction
Steel
Type
STEAMER, PASSENGER, CARGO
Date
1902
Official Number
115582
Description
Yard Number: 361
Steel screw steamer

In 1905 INKOSA was the first vessel fitted with wireless telegraphy on the South African run.

Master from 1907 F. Baker. Owned by J T Rennie & Sons.

In 1911 INKOSA was sold to the Charente SS Co.Ltd (T & J Harrison, managers), Liverpool.

On 28 March 1918 INKOSA was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U96 ten miles south west of Burrow Head, Luce Bay with the loss of three lives. On a voyage from Liverpool to Pernambuco with general cargo and coal.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 350' 2" x breadth 43' 3" x depth 20'
Gross Reg. Tonnage 3576 tons

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