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Name: GORJI
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/07/1883
Completed: 01/09/1883
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 157
Dimensions: 1710grt, 1111nrt, 2215dwt, 255.5 x 35.1 x 24.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (31 & 62 x 42ins), 180nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 87156
History:
01/09/1883 Persian Gulf Steam Ship Co Ltd, London
1888 H Jones, London
1891 Persian Gulf Steam Ship Co Ltd, London
1895 Bombay & Persian Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London; renamed MOSHTARI
1897 Registered at Bombay
1914 Abe Shokei, Dairen; renamed FUKUJU MARU
1916 Murao Kisen Goshi Kaisha, Amagasaki
03/03/1930 Wrecked
Comments: Contract Price 29215, Profit 4238
03/03/1930: Wrecked and sank at Shiriyasaki
On a voyage from Ofunato to Muroran with a cargo of iron ore