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Name: HOLKAR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/12/1890
Completed: 18/02/1891
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 255
Dimensions: 3278grt, 2140nrt, 4742dwt, 328.4 x 42.3 x 26.5ft
Engines: Q4cyl (21.5, 30, 44.5 & 62 x 42ins), 400nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.7knots (trial)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 98897
History:
18/02/1891 George Tweedy & Co, London
1894 London Steamers Ltd ( P Wigham Richardson, manager), London
1897 Hungarian Levante SS Co Ltd, Fiume; renamed ATTILA
25/08/1914 Government of UK
1915 Donaldson Line Ltd, Glasgow; renamed CLUTHA
1917 The Shipping Controller (W Robertson, managers), Glasgow
1921 Levante Soc di Nav Marittima, Trieste; renamed LEVANTE
1922 Government of Italy
1923 Broken up
Comments: Contract price 47566-10s-6d; Profit 7656-0s-4d
25/08/1914: British prize at Kirkwall after being stopped by the Royal
Navy when en route from Port Talbot to Bergen in ballast
1923 : Broken up at Trieste by Canteri Navali ed Acciaiere di Venezia