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Name Official number Flag IMO
CZARITZA  142335  RUS   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1915  14/02/1915   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  512 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
6598 grt / 4119 nrt / 440.0 ft  53.4 ft  29.3 ft   
Engine builder Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
2 sets Q4cyl (21.5, 30.75,44&63x48ins), 889nhp, 2 Screws 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Russian East Asiatic S.S. Co. Ltd., Libau  St. Petersburg   
Other names
1921 LITUANIA - 1930 KOSCIUSZKO - 1939 GDYNIA - 1941 KOSCIUSZKO - 1947 EMPIRE HELFORD 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1917 The Shipping Controller (Ellerman's Wilson Line, Hull then Cunard S.S Co Ltd, Liverpool), London (on hire then requisitioned 16/03/1918)
21/09/1920 Danish East Asiatic Company, Copenhagen
1930 Polish Translatlantic Spg Co Ltd, Gdynia
1934 Gdynia-America Spg Lines Ltd, Gdynia
11/0939 Polish Navy, depot ship at Devonport
1941 Gdynia-America Spg Lines Ltd, Gdynia, chartered to Min. of War Transport as a troopship
03/04/1946 Ministry of Transport (Lamport & Holt Ltd), engaged as a troopship Calcutta and Rangoon service 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1950  Broken Up 02/05/1950 
Disposal Detail
Broken up at Blyth, arrived on above date. 
 

 



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