Sunday, 29 November 2015

IMPRESSIONS OF TOP HEAVINESS AND DRAUGHT.









Built in 1911, Chantiers & Ateliers de Provence, 7137 gross tons, length 463 ft., beam 54.4 ft. (5 ft. narrower than Waratah). A narrow, deep hull improved GM stability.







HMAT Katuna, 4641 tons.










HMAT Mashobra, 8174 tons.







SS Dongala, Barclay Curle &Co (1905), length 450 ft., beam 50.9 ft., gross tonnage 8038, net tonnage 4723, draught 27 ft. 8 in. Note draught not beyond 28 ft.





RMS Morea, built 1911





RMS Indarra, 9735 tons,






SS Ruahine II








SS Assaye, built 1899, 7396 gross tons, 4484 net tons, length 450 ft. beam 54.25 ft., draught 26 ft. 2 in. Note draught not beyond 28 ft..







SS Erinpura, 5128 gross tons, length 411 ft., beam 52.5 ft., draught 23 ft. 5 in. Note draught not beyond 28 ft..







SS Devanha, built 1905, gross tons 8092, length 470 ft., beam 56 ft. 3 in., draught 27 ft. 8 in. Note draught not beyond 28 ft..







SS Sicilia, Barclay Curle & Co, built 1901, gross tonnage 6696, net tonnage 4174, length 450 ft., beam 52 ft. 4 in., draught 26 ft. 8 in. Note draught not beyond 28 ft..








SS Guildford Castle, built 1911, Barclay Curle & Co, gross tonnage 7995, length 450 ft. 7 in., beam 56 ft. 2 in..




Karapara, 7117 gross tons, length 425 ft., beam 55.6 ft.,









SS Tanda, gross tonnage 6956, length 430 ft., beam 58 ft.









HMHS Tagus, built 1899, gross tons 5545, length 410 ft., beam 30 ft.









HMHS Varela, gross tonnage 4645, net tonnage 1932, dead weight 5160 tons, length 390 ft., beam 53.3 ft., draught 22.9 ft. Note draught not beyond 28 ft..






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