ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
INTABA
Type
STEAMER, PASSENGER, CARGO
Date
1910
Description
Yard Number: 476
Registered: 28 October 1910.

Renamed: WAITOMO (1916); ENGLESTAN (1927)

In August 1911, INTABA was sold to the Charente SS Co Ltd (T & J Harrison, managers) Liverpool.
In July 1915 it was requisitioned as a transport.
In 1916-17 it served as Q-ship Q4, disguise name WAITOMO.
In 1921 it was transferred to the West Indian route.
Laid up in 1926, then in May 1927 it was sold to Hajee Mohamed Hassan Nemazee, Hong Kong for £21,000. Put on pilgrim and other trades.
Renamed ENGLESTAN in 1928.
In August 1929 it was sold to Bengal Burma S N Co Ltd, Rangoon.
In May 1933, ownership was transferred to Scindia S N Co Ltd, Bombay following Bengal Burma's takeover by Scindia.
On December 1937, the vessel left Calcutta for Jeddah as the first Scindia Haj pilgrim ship.
In May 1951, with liquidation of Bengal Burma SN, registered ownership transferred to Scindia S N Co Ltd.
In 1952, the vessel was sold to Belgian shipbreakers and left Calcutta on October 31 under tow.
On January 21 1953, the vessel arrived at Ghent for demolition by Van Heyghen Freres.
Owner
J T Rennie
Shipbuilder
Hall Russell
Dimensions
length 387' x breadth 48 1/12' x depth 30'
Gross Tonnage: 4832 ton
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