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Name Official number Flag IMO
CALISTA  108714  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1898  1898  4/1898 
Vessel type Vessel description
Yacht   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Charles Connell & Company, Glasgow Scotstoun  245 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
209 grt / 74 nrt / 258 tm 130.0 ft  21.1 ft  11.1 ft   
Engine builder Hall-Brown, Buttery & Co., Govan
Engine detail
T3Cy (11, 17 & 27 x 20") 35nhp 12kn, 1-screw

19xx re-engined: M6cyl 270x360mm 375bhp 9kn 

First owner First port of register Registration date
William C S Connell, Glasgow.   Glasgow   
Other names
c1902 LADY CALISTA - c1911 SIROCCO II - 1924 NIMROD - NEMROD? - ANA MARIA - by1936 ALCIRA - by1972 ALCORA  
Subsequent owner and registration history
c1902 Henry Compton, Kingston, Surrey
c1911 (foreign)
1924 John M Robertson, Glasgow - reg Greenock
1928 (foreign)
by1936 Roviralta Hermanos, Barcelona - reg Barcelona
by1972 Jacinto Lorenzo Rodriguez, Tenerife - reg Tenerife
19xx Frankfort Commercial Ltd, Panama & Las Palmas  
Vessel history
c1936 HQ vessel in Spanish civil war for Admiral controlling the blockade of republican ports

by1972 converted to cargo vessel: 273grt 163nrt 224dwt, 38.1 x 6.5m (125.0 x 21.4ft) 
Six large staterooms, dining room and smokeroom plus usual facilities and equipped with cutter, gig and dinghy.

Wrongly listed in LR 1972 onwards as built by Hall-Brown, Buttery & Co  
End year Fate / Status
1997  Deleted  
Disposal Detail
1997 deleted from Lloyd's Register as continued existence in doubt 


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