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Name: ALIZARINE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 06/10/1911
Completed: 11/1911
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 173
Dimensions: 190grt, 74nrt, 110.2 x 20.1 x 9.7ft; (Rebuilt in 1991 & 1993)
Engines: T3cyl (11, 18 & 30 x 18ins), 50nhp; (1969: oil engine)
Engines by: MacColl & Pollock Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 132635
History:
11/1911 Burt, Boulton & Haywood, London
03/1914 Osmanli Seyr-iSefain Idaresi, Istanbul; renamed YUZBASI MURAT BEY
06/12/1923 Turkiye Ser-iSefain Idaresi, Istanbul
01/07/1933 Devlet Denizyollari Isletmesi, Istanbul
01/01/1938 Denizbank Umum Mudurlugu, Istanbul
01/07/1939 Devlet Denizyollari Isletmesi Umum Mudurlugu, Istanbul
01/05/1944 Devlet DenizyollariveLimanlari Isletmesi Umum Mudurlugu, Istanbul
22/06/1952 Denizcilik Bankasi TAO Istanbul Liminlari Isletmesi, Istanbul
1969 Huseyin Gursoy, Istanbul; renamed ERENLER
1991 Huseyinve Ahmet Gursoy, Istanbul
1993 Huseyinve Kadriye Gursoy, Istanbul
1999 Erdogan Demirbas, Istanbul
28/06/2007 Broken up
Comments: 1966: Out of service
1969: Converted to a cargo motor ship
1991: Rebuilt to 231grt, 135nrt, 41.2 x 7.5 x 3.36metres
1993: Rebuilt to 298grt, 195nrt, 46.8 x 7.5 x 3.36metres
05/11/2001: Spotted by Greek coastguard vessels 17 miles SW of Zakynthos, drifting without crew & with a fire in the engine room. A total of 714 Kurdish refugees were on board. Seized & towed to Zakynthos for inspection & lay up
28/06/2007: Broken up at Aliaga


Above photo as ERENLER is copyright of Cees van Noort

Above photo as ERENLER is copyright of Robert Boman collection