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Northern Isles LO 172

The Northern Isles was built in 12/1936 in Germany at Deschimag Seebeck at Bremerhaven for Mac Line Ltd and carried the Port registry of LO 172
She moved to Grimsby in 1937
Her original dimensions were 184.4 x 28.0 x 16.5 with a Foc’sle of 30′ 

She was Requisitioned 08/1939 as an ABV, A/S being Lost on  19/01/1945 at Durban South Africa

 Here are the Details

  • LO 172
  • Official No 165377
  • Call Sign GYYT 
  • Pennant No FY 4.25
  • 692 GT 243 NT
  • Yard No 569 
  • Dimensions 188.1 x 28.1 x 15.5 
  • Funnel Colours Grey with black top separated by white band.
  • Engines Triple cylinder 15″,24″ & 39″ x 26″ Stroke, LP Turbine with DR gearing & Hydraulic coupling The Boilers developing 227Ib and 167MN

 Lost 1945