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Name: KARROO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/03/1913
Completed: 05/1913
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 825
Dimensions: 6127grt, 3941nrt, 430.8 x 54.1 x 31.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (25.5, 43.5 & 76 x 51ins), 601nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133310
History:
05/1913 Bucknall Steamship Lines Ltd, North Shields
1914 Ellerman & Bucknall Steamship Co Ltd, North Shields
1927 Renamed CITY OF KHARTOUM
1936 Stephens, Sutton Ltd, Newcastle
17/02/1936 Broken up
Comments: 1936: Purchased under the UK Scrap and Build scheme
17/02/1936: Arrived at Genoa for breaking by Ditta Luigi Pittaluga


Above photo as KARROO is copyright of the Museet for S°fart

Above photo as CITY OF KHARTOUM courtesy of Photoship