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Name: FELIX TOUACHE
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/03/1889
Completed: 26/04/1889
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 232
Dimensions: 1411grt, 959nrt, 1465dwt, 251.5 x 32.2 x 17.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 38.5 & 65 x 42ins), 274nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
26/04/1889 Compagnie de Navigation Mixte, Marseilles
1930 Broken up
Comments: Contract Price 24496; Loss 165-16s-4d
1889: For service between Marseille & Algeria
10/11/1918: Sank at Port Vendres after an explosion in ammunition boxes
Subsequently raised and repaired but stripped of the passenger accommodation
08/1920: Re-entered service for cargo only
1930: Broken up at Savona


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo at Port Vendres courtesy of Philippe Ramona