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Name: FLORA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/12/1885
Completed: 16/01/1886
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 200
Dimensions: 723grt,492nrt, 895dwt, 189.5 x 29.2 x 11.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (25 & 48 x 33ins), 110nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.0knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
16/01/1886 L Brodsky (George Tweedy, managers), Odessa
1890 South Russian Steam Navigation Co, Odessa
1898 Sch L Karapatnitsky, Odessa; renamed ADANA
1924 Sirketi Hayriye, Istanbul (City Ferry Line); renamed HIZMET
1928 Mahmut Lutfi, Istanbul; renamed YILMAZ
1932 Mustafa ve Ahmet ve Alicikacit, Istanbul
1950 Mehmet Kaptanoglu Kardeslem
1961 Broken up
Comments: Contract price 14000; Profit 3004-10s-1d
23/09/1887: In collision with GABO in Darling harbour
1959: Laid up in a very poor condition in Istanbul
1961: Broken up at Istanbul