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Name Official number Flag IMO
FLORIZEL  127957  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1909  26/11/1908   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer 2 Nasts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow   324 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
3081 grt / 1980 nrt / 305.4 ft  43.1 ft  29.5 ft   
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
1-screw, T3cyl, 437nhp, 12 knots
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
New York, Newfoundland & Halifax S.S.Co. Ltd. - C. T. Bowring & Co. Ltd., Liverpool  Liverpool   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Modified each spring to participate in the annual seal hunt off the coast of Newfoundland
WWI Troop Transport 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1918  Wrecked 24/02/1908 
Disposal Detail
Struck a reef at Horn Head Point, Cape Race near Cappahayden, Newfoundland, Canada and sank with the loss of 94 lives. Sailing St Johns to Halifax and on to New York 
 

 



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