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Name Official number Flag IMO
PALITANA  93321  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1886  21/01/1886   
Vessel type Vessel description
Cargo Liner  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
A. & J. Inglis Ltd., Glasgow Pointhouse  193 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2998 grt / 1956 nrt / 235.0 ft  40.2 ft  18.9 ft   
Engine builder A. & J. Inglis Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
T3cyl (27.5, 44, 66 x 54in), 320nhp, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., Glasgow  Glasgow   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1922 Soc. d'Avances Commerciales, Alexandria 
Vessel history
Served as Troopship NO. 13 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1922  Scuttled 05/06/1922 
Disposal Detail
Sunk as an insurance fraud (barratry) 70 miles NE of Derna on a voyage from Alexandria and Benghazi to New York with onions and salt. 
 

 



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