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Name Official number Flag IMO
HONFLEUR  68827  GBR  5088447 
Year built Date launched Date completed
1874  20/11/1873   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Aitken & Mansel, Glasgow Kelvinhaugh  68 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
429 grt / 325 nrt / 176.4 ft  24.1 ft  12.3 ft   
Engine builder Rait & Lindsay, Glasgow
Engine detail
C.I.2cyl (26" & 52" x 30"), 110nhp, 1 screw.
1888 New engine T3cyl (19.5", 31" & 51" x 33"), 149nhp by J. & J. Thomson.
1936 Diesel engine fitted.
1956 New engine 2SA 4 cyl (340 x 540mm) by Sulzer Brothers, Winterthur. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
London & South Western Railway Company, London  Southampton  13/02/1874 
Other names
1911 CHRYSALLIS - CHRYSALIS - 1916 FAUVETTE - 1918 FAUVETTE I - 1924 IHSANIE - 1925 AYDIN - 1933 CIHAT - 1938 DEMIRHISAR - 1985 RAHMI KAPTAN 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1910 S Galbraith, Southampton
1911 Navigation à Vapeur "Ionienne" G Yannoulatos Frères, Argostoli
1917 French Navy
1920 Société des Pêcheries à Vapeur (Courou & Roussel), Marseille
1921 Douglas & Partners, Paris
1925 Mustafa Cemal Seyr-i Sefain Idaresi, Istanbul
1927 Moustafa Zeki v Mahmut Beyler
1929 Haci Ali & Mahmud Beyler, Istanbul
1931 Muratzade Mahmud Nedim Bey, Istanbul
1938 Mehmet Kasim Basak, Istanbul
1973 Ahmet Basak ve Ortaklari, Istanbul
1985 Rahmi Yagci, Istanbul 
Vessel history
Southampton-France - Channel Islands service and Jersey to France.
1917 purchased as a patrol vessel at Salamis, Greece.
1935 rebuilt from engine midships to engines aft. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
2006  Deleted  
Disposal Detail
Taken off Turkish official list in 2006.
Deleted LR/Fairplay 2010 as continued existence in doubt. 
 

 



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