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Name Official number Flag IMO
SUDAN    EGY   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1915  c1917  2/1921 
Vessel type Vessel description
River Steamer Passenger  Steel Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Bow, McLachlan & Co. Ltd., Paisley Thistle Yard  315 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
600 grt /  / 236 ft  32 ft    3.9 ft 
Engine builder Bow, McLachlan & Co. Ltd., Paisley
Engine detail
T3cy 500ihp 9½kn 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Thomas Cook (Egypt) Ltd, London     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
3/1950 HE Fouad Serag el Din Pacha (Minister of Finance, Sec Gen of Wafd Party), Cairo
c1953 Egyptian Government
1955 mng Eastmar Nile Cruises
19xx mng Club Méditerranée
19xx mng LTI Hotels.
2003 Voyageurs du Monde - mng 
Vessel history
for Cairo-Aswan cruises
by 1914 ordered from Bow McLachlan; sister of ARABIA (1911) and EGYPT (1907), built by Thornycroft
1914 construction halted during WW1
by 1918 hull at Cook's yard at Boulaq, Cairo, but engines and boilers put on hold
2/1921 (11/1921? 1922?) maiden voyage
1939-1945 moored at Cairo as an officers' club
1955 returned to cruising
19xx with Club Med as floating hotel at Luxor (but steam machinery maintained)
2003 in service Luxor-Aswan
2004 appeared as "Karnak" in film "Death on the Nile" 
Remarks
228ft lbp, 238ft loa.
80 passengers 
End year Fate / Status
    
Disposal Detail
Active 2020 
 

 



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