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Name Official number Flag IMO
PRINCE ABBAS    EGY   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1886  shipped 7/1886   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger Cruise Liner  Steel Paddle Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Govan Fairfield  319 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
313 grt / 233 nrt / 160 ft  20 ft    7 ft 
Engine builder Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., Govan
Engine detail
C2cyl horizontal 400ihp, side paddle 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Thomas Cook (Egypt) Ltd.     
Other names
3/1916 P 35 - 1916 PS 35 
Subsequent owner and registration history
12/1915 Royal Indian Marine, Bombay 
Vessel history
River Nile excursion steamer, service Cairo to Aswan
7/1886 shipped in sections and assembled by Thomas Cook at Bouraq, Cairo
10/1886 trials
30/11/1886 sailed Cairo for Aswan
1896 transferred to Aswan-Wadi Halfa
1915 purchased by RIM for service in Mesopotamia, and converted to troop carrier - upper deck cabins removed and hull strengthened - sailed via Rosetta to Port Said to complete overhaul
2/1916 sailed Suez to Basrah (arrived 3/1916) 
Remarks
Named in honour of Abbas II Hilmi Bey, son of the Khedive of Egypt
44 passengers 
End year Fate / Status
    
Disposal Detail
fate unknown 
 

 



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