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Name Official number Flag IMO
ALCINOUS  110636  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1900  07/12/1899  17/02/1900 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Scott & Co., Greenock Cartsdyke East  359 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
6743 grt / 4278 nrt / 441.7 ft  52.6 ft  30.3 ft   
Engine builder Greenock Foundry Company, Greenock
Engine detail
1- Screw T.3-cyl. (29", 50" & 82" x 60") engine (No. 403), 4,075 IHP. 13 kts. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Ocean Steamship Company, (Alfred Holt & Co, managers), Liverpool   Liverpool   
Other names
1925 CARMANIA - 1928 SILVANIA 
Subsequent owner and registration history
06/06/1902 Owners restyled as the Ocean Steamship Company Ltd.
1925 Ditta L. Pittaluga Vapori, Italy, and renamed CARMANIA.
1928 Renamed SYLVANIA.  
Vessel history
06/04/1898 Ordered
Completed at a cost of £82,648.
War Service
03/08/1914 until 19/12/1914 Squadron Supply Ship, during which time –
31/03/1918: Whilst on a voyage from London to Boston, Mass., was damaged with a torpedo by the German submarine UB 57, in a position 5 miles S.W. of Fairlight, in the English Channel. Towed to Northfleet Buoys thence Tilbury Dock.
02/09/1918 Attacked with gunfire by a German submarine in the W. Atlantic.
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1932  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
1932 Sold for demolition at Genoa where she had been laid-up. 
 

 



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