Ikbal
Ship Number
279
Vessel Type
Cargo Ship
Built
Belfast
Launch Date
22 February 1894
Delivered
5 May 1894
Owner
Edward Bates & Son
Weight
5404 grt
BP Length
445 feet
Breadth
49 feet
No. of Screws
Twin
Speed (approx)
14 knots
Propulsion
Triple expansion
Official No.
102146
Registered
Liverpool
Fate
Torpedoed
 Ikbal

One funnel, four masts, twin screw, 14 knots. Built for E. Bates & Company's Ikbal Steamship Company, Liverpool. Chartered to Elder Dempster Line for Avonmouth - Quebec - Montreal service July 1899.
 
Sold to Gulf Transport, Liverpool 1913.
 
Chartered to Canadian Pacific 1915.
 
Acquired by Elder Dempster, March 1917.
 
On 29th April 1917 while on her first Elder Dempster voyage St Johns NB - Liverpool she was torpedoed and sunk by the U-93, 250 miles west of Ushant, Master and 2 gunners made prisoners.