BOMPATA (British & African Steam Navigation)
Cargo liner built by Harland & Wolff, Belfast, as part of the war time building programme, but launched in 1920 she was too late and upon completion in 1921 was laid up at Belfast. Purchased by Elder Dempster in 1922 and named Bompata she was placed on the British & African Steam Navigation services to West Africa. Laid up on the River Dart in 1930 and sold in 1934 to Tower SS Co and renamed Tower Dale. Had a new engine fitted in 1935 and was renamed Navigator for the Finaland-Amerika Linjen. Sold to General Sea Transport & Navigation (Monrovia) in 1956 and renamed Kefalos. Broken up in 1959 at Osaka.
modern photo-card by John Clarkson,
5.5" x 3.5", 140mm x 90mm (approx)
our ref: SRF388