Ship Details

Rig

Steel Triple Screw Steamer, 1970 nhp

Built

1911

Tonnage

12,927g 8,179n

Built By

Dimensions

551' x 64'2" x 39'

Demise

Orient Steam Navigation Co.Ltd. 1911 Nov.: Maiden voyage to Brisbane via Suez. 1914: Converted into an armed merchant cruiser. 1917 Oct.19: In company with eight US destroyers Orama was escorting a 17-vessel convoy when she was torpedoed by U-62. She took four hours to sink. The USS Conynham attempted unsuccessfully to ram the submarine.

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