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Name Official number Flag IMO
LEVANT  118367  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1904  23/11/1903   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cable Vessel   Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
George Brown & Co, Greenock Garvel Shipyard  19 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
283 grt / 107 nrt / 138.6 ft  21.6 ft  11.3 ft   
Engine builder Muir & Houston Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
C2cyl 17¾",36¼"x24" 77nhp, 1-scr  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Eastern Telegraph Co Ltd, London   London  29/12/1903 
Other names
1935 MAJOR WILLIAM - 1938 ORANGE - 1940 EISSERO 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1929 optd Imperial & International Communications Ltd, London
1935 W J Parnis England Ltd (mng Harold P England), Valletta
1938 J Maurel, Marseille
1939 Mrs H M B Williams, UK
1940 Entreprise Jean Négri & Fils, Marseille
1949 sold 
Vessel history
Purchased on stocks as a trawler by Eastern Telegraph and completed as a cable ship
Based at Malta for maintenance of cables in greek islands
WWI Government cable service in the Dardanelles
1936 288grt 99nrt
1938 converted to cargo ship
c1940 converted to cargo/salvage vessel
12/1942 seized by German forces
21/8/1944 scuttled in Marseille
by2/2/1945 refloated and repaired
1945 chartered as cargo vessel to Compagnie Busck, Marseille
c1949 returned to owners
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1951  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
 
 

 



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