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Name: FLORA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/12/1907
Completed: 06/1908
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 149
Dimensions: 1660grt, 1099nrt, 250.5 x 38.2 x 15.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (19, 31 & 51 x 36ins), 218nhp
Engines by: George Clark & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
06/1908 Schill, Seebohm & Co, Valparaiso
1914 RW James & Cia
1917 Soc Importadora y Exportadora de la Patagonia, Buenos Aires; renamed AMERICANO
1917 Soc Francaise d'Armement Em Frisch & Cie, Marseille; renamed SAINT RAPHAEL
1921 Cie Generale Transatlantique, Marseille
1935 Broken up
Comments: Built for the Chilean coastal service
With 24x1st, 42x2nd, 40x3rd and 45 deck class passengers
1921: Employed on the inter-island trade in the Antilles
1Q 1935: Broken up by Balla at Genoa


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox

Marine Engineer, Jan 1st, 1908