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Name: INDOSTAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/01/1864
Completed: 02/1864
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 139
Dimensions: 775grt, 465nrt, 252.0 x 28.1 x 17.3ft
Engines: I2cyl (54 & 54 x 33ins), 270hp; (1874: CI2cyl (35 & 66 x 33ins), 180hp);
(1885: C2cyl (32 & 58 x 36ins), 168nhp)
Engines by: Palmer Bros & Co, Jarrow; (1874: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron & Co, Jarrow);
(1885: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.0knots
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a; (1877: 76208)
History:
02/1864 Soc Anon Italiana de Nav Adriatic Orient, Turin
26/04/1877 Charles Mark Palmer, Newcastle; renamed PRINCIPE CARIGNANO
05/06/1877 James Hall, Newcastle
05/09/1879 John Brough Palmer, London
07/01/1880 A Gialousse, Piraeus; renamed THESSALIA
1905 Nav a Vapeur Panhellenique, Pireaus
12/07/1916 Nomicos, Pireaus
1919 Panagiotis Kapetanakis, Greece; renamed XENOULA
19XX Pan Capetanakis, Pireaus; renamed THESSALIA
01/1930 Renamed URANIA
16/01/1931 Wrecked
Comments: Built for the Ancona to Alexandria postal service
Accommodation for 100 x passengers
1874: Engine compounded
1885: New engine and boilers
16/01/1931: Wrecked at Marathon
On a voyage from Piraeus to Marathoupolis


Newcastle Daily Chronicle, Wednesday, 17/02/1864