D/S Balfe

Other names
ex War Lupin
Call sign
GCQB
Class
LR100A1
Shipping company
Nationality
Great Britain flaggGreat Britain
Home port
Liverpool, Lancashire, UK

Shipyard

Name
D.& W. Henderson & Co., Glasgow, Skotland
Build year
1920
Yard number
522
Month of delivery
Januar

Other

  • Participant in WW2
  • Civilian ship

Tonnage

Gross tonnage:
5.369
Net tonnage:
3.225

Engine

Propulsion:
Triple 3 cyl.
Engine size:
NHK 517

Dimensions

Length:
400.1'
Beam:
52.3'
Draft:
28.4'
  • HISTORIKK:
    v/H. Larsson-Fedde.

    Kontrahert av The Shipping Controller under navnet WAR  LUPIN

    1/1920: Liv Brazil & R. Plate S. N. Co. Ltd (Lamport & Holt Ltd) Liverpool, U.K. - BALFE
    /1934: Lamport & Holt Line Ltd., Liverpool, U.K. - BALFE
    /1950: Ali A. Hoborby (James Norris & Co. Ltd) Liverpool. U.K. - STAR  OF  ADEN
    /1955: China Shipping Co (J. Manners & Co., Hong Kong) Liverpool, U.K. - SYDNEY  BREEZE
    /1956: Marine Navigation Co. Ltd (World-Wide Co. Ltd) Hong Kong, U.K. - GOLDEN  BETA
    2/1959: Opphugget 1/2-1959 i Osaka, Japan.

    Maskineri:
    Triple dampmaskin 3 cylindere diam. 27",44" & 73"48" Masineri bygd ved D. & W. Henderson & Co. Ltd. Glasgow, UK.