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Name Official number Flag IMO
NILE  102804  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1893  21/03/1893   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Steel Screw Steamer 3 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
James & George Thomson, Clydebank   261 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
5946 grt / 3425 nrt / 420.0 ft  52.0 ft  33.5 ft   
Engine builder James & George Thomson, Clydebank
Engine detail
T3cyl (38, 60, 94 x 66in),934nhp, 3500ihp, 15kn, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Royal Mail Steam Packet Co Ltd, London   London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1911 Hugh F Carmichael, Hong Kong - mng Pacific Mail Steamship Co - reg Hong Kong
1912 Nile Steamship Co Ltd, Hong Kong
1916 The China Pacific Steamship Co Ltd, Hong Kong
1922 The China Mail Steamship Co Ltd, San Francisco CA - [still British flag]
c1923 reg USA 
Vessel history
1/1900 Requisitioned as Boer War Transport NO.82. Returned 4/1900
1901 refrigeration machinery installed to carry meat
1907 collided with ss LYNEFIELD (3023g/1905) at Santos, Brazil
1911-1922 operated San Francisco-Hong Kong
1917-1918 on US Navy service as a transport
1922 laid up 
Remarks
passengers: 1st 215, 2nd 36, 3rd 350. 
End year Fate / Status
1925  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
Broken up at Oakland, California by General Metal Supply Co. 
 

 



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