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Name Official number Flag IMO
EIDER  113912  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1900  08/09/1900  10/1900 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Campbeltown Shipbuilding Co, Campbeltown Trench Point  60 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1236 grt / 779 nrt / 230.5 ft  32.7 ft  16.4 ft   
Engine builder Hutson & Son Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
T3cyl 18"27½"45"x33" 120nhp 10kn 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Royal Mail Steam Packet Co Ltd, London  Glasgow   
Other names
1936 STANHILL - 1937 EIDER - 1938 DOCILITAS 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1927 Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co Ltd, London - reg London
1936 Stanhope Steamship Co Ltd - mng Jack A Billmeir, London
1937 J Stavrou & Co Ltd, London.
1938 Adriatico Tirreno Jonio Ligure SA di Navegazione - mng Alberto Ravano, Genoa - reg Genoa  
Vessel history
Built for RMSP's Southampton-Bremen-Hamburg feeder service
1907 chartered to Union Castle for same service
5/8/1914 last British ship to leave Germany after war declared previous day.
1936 used to supply Republican ports during Spanish Civil War
1943 seized by German forces 
Remarks
1938 1246grt 777nrt 
End year Fate / Status
1944  Bombed 12/05/1944 
Disposal Detail
12/5/1944 bombed and sunk in an allied air raid at Genoa.
9/1946 refloated and scrapped by 8/1947 
 

 



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