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Name Official number Flag IMO
AJAX  54941  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1866  07/02/1866  13/06/1866 
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Scott & Co., Greenock Cartsdyke East  117 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2358 grt / 1670 nrt / 309.6 ft  38.8 ft  28.4 ft   
Engine builder Greenock Foundry Company, Greenock
Engine detail
C2cyl tandem ( HP cylinder situated above the LP cylinder) (30" & 62"x 52") engine (No. 137) 945ihp 10kts

1878 re-engined: C.2-cyl. (28" & 56"x 52") engine (No. 234), made by the Greenock Foundry Company, Greenock. 945ihp 10kts.
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Ocean Steamship Company, Liverpool  Liverpool   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1896 Transferred to Nederlandse Stoomvaart Maatschappij “Oceaan” N.V., Amsterdam.  
Vessel history
30/01/1865 Ordered
07/02/1866 Launched by Mrs Middleton.
13/06/1866 Trials and completed at a cost of £52,000.
later 2278 grt. 1549 nrt.
1878: Re-engined.
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1898  Stranded  
Disposal Detail
8/1898 Damaged by stranding in Italian waters and subsequently declared as beyond economical repair and sold to G Tardy, for demolition at Genoa.
1900 Work commenced. 
 

 



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