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Name: KABYLE
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/04/1890
Completed: 12/06/1890
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 247
Dimensions: 1368grt, 930nrt, 1490dwt, 251.5 x 32.3 x 24.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 38.5 & 65 x 42ins), 310nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 19.5 knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
12/06/1890 Compagnie de Navigation Mixte, Marseilles
05/02/1895 Sank
Comments: Contract Price 29881, Profit 3397-6s-6d
Accommodation for 20 x 1st Class, 30 x 2nd Class, 28 x 3rd Class passengers
04/02/1895: Grounded near Hammamet, Tunisia,
05/02/1895: Refloated, but sank while being towed back to Marseilles