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 with the loss of two lives.

The following names are listed at the

Merchant Navy Memorial at Tower Hill

Torpedoed and Sunk in North Atlantic 1917

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