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Name: GULF OF MARTABAN
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/12/1888
Completed: 1889
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 286
Dimensions: 2793grt, 1591nrt, 320.0 x 40.3 x 22.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 42 & 69 x 48ins), 292nhp
Engines by: Blair & Co Ltd, Stockton-on-Tees
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 93211
History:
1889 Greenock Steam Ship Co Ltd, Greenock
1900 Gulf Line Ltd (D MacDougall), Greenock
1901 AC de Freitas & Co, Hamburg; renamed LUSITANIA
1909 Broken up
Comments: 02/04/1909: Stranded at Porer, subsequently refloated
On a voyage from Trieste to Fiume with general cargo
1909: Broken up at Monfalcone