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Name: GRAND DUCHESS XENIA also seen as VELIKAYA KNYAGINYA KSENIYA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/11/1895
Completed: 03/1896
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 333
Dimensions: 1978grt, 1131nrt, 298.0 x 37.0 x 16.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 72 x 48ins), 404nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
03/1896 Russian Steam Navigation & Trading Company, Odessa
08/1914 Imperial Russian Navy
05/1917 Renamed KSENIYA
05/1918 Government of Germany
1918 Russian Steam Navigation & Trading Company, Odessa
1918 Renamed MOURAVIEF APOSTOL
1926 Cie Russe de Navigation Vapeur et de Commerce, Marseille
1928 Broken up
Comments: 08/1914: Requisitioned as a minelayer in the Black Sea
05/1918: Under German control until 11/1918
11/1920: Sailed from Sevastopol with White Russian refugees
4Q/1928: Broken up