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Name: JOHANNESBURG
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/08/1894
Completed: 01/1895
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 619
Dimensions: 4444grt, 2274nrt, 360.0 x 47.0 x 27.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (30, 50 & 80 x 54ins), 578nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 104829
History:
01/1895 British & Colonial SN Co Ltd (Bucknall Brothers), London
1901 Bucknall Steamship Lines Ltd (Bucknall Brothers), London
1913 Bank Line Ltd (A Weir & Co), Glasgow; renamed SURAT
24/09/1926 Broken up
Comments: 24/09/1926: Arrived at Shanghai for breaking up by Sui Dah


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley