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Name Official number Flag IMO
CONTE VERDE    ITA   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1923  21/10/1922  04/1923 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Liner  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Dalmuir Naval Constr Wk  612 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
18765 grt / 11527 nrt / 570.2 ft  74.2 ft  35.0 ft   
Engine builder Wm. Beardmore & Co. Ltd., Dalmuir
Engine detail
Four steam Parsons turbines, DR geared to two screw shafts. 22,000bhp 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Lloyd Sabaudo S.A. per Azioni, Genoa  Genoa   
Other names
1944 KOTOBUKI MARU 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1932 'Italia' (Flotte Riuniti Cosulich - Lloyd Sabaudo - Navigazione Generale).
1933 Lloyd Triestino, Trieste.
1937 Lloyd Triestino Soc. Anon. di Navigazione, Trieste.
1944 Japanese Government 
Vessel history
06/1940 Laid up at Shanghai.
09/09/1943 Scuttled there by her crew.
1944 Refloated by Japanese salvors and repaired.
12/1944 Sunk by U.S. air strike while under repair at Maizuru.
1949 Refloated. 
Remarks
2400 passengers, 440 crew.
Maiden voyage, leaving Barcelona on 22 April 1923 arrived Rio de Janeiro 2 May creating a record average speed of 19.26kn. 
End year Fate / Status
1944  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
1951 Broken up by Mitsui at Tamano. 
 

 



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