Aros Castle


AROS CASTLE was built in 1901 by Barclay, Curle & Co. at Glasgow with a tonnage of 4460grt, a length of 392ft 4in, a beam of 48ft 7in and a service speed of 10 knots.

A cargo ship she entered service in August 1901 on the South Africa - USA route.

On 21st November 1917 she was torpedoed by U-90 300 miles west of Bishop Rock during a voyage from London to Baltimore in ballast.

The following names are listed at the

Merchant Navy Memorial at Tower Hill

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