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S.S. Kentra


 
Gross Tonnage:4,683Net:4,381
Dimensions:400' 1" x 50' 0" x 18' 4"MC Type:
 
Builder:W. Hamilton & Co. Ltd.
Pt. Glasgow, Scotland
Hull #
USMC Hull #
Date of Build:
Delivered:
190

1907
Engines:T3Cy. 26', 44' & 73'-48' GS132, HS6414Engine Builder:D. Rowan & Co.
Glasgow, Scotland
Navigation:ElecLight, WirelessDecks, etc.:1 Deck(Stl) & Spar Deck(Stl), Deep Framing

Began Isthmian Service:1911Ended Isthmian Service:1918

----------------------------------- Vessel History -----------------------------------
Date
Vessel
#
Vessel
Name
Vessel
Owner
Call Ltrs
Home
Port
Flag
1907
124027
KentraKentra SS Co. Ltd.
(Japp & Kirby)
Liverpool
HJTR
LiverpoolBritish
1911
124027
KentraIsthmian S.S. Co.
London
HJTR
LondonEngland
1915
212570
KentraU.S. Steel Products Co.
New York
LDPQ
New YorkUS

Events:
9/17/14: U.S. flagged in New York.
12/13/17: Requisitioned by the War Department in New York.

Disposition DateComments
19182/22 - Stranded @ Cullin Point, Chile, 20 miles north of Talcahuano, 43 on board, 0 lives lost.

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