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Name: KOSTROMA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/01/1888
Completed: 1888
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 274
Dimensions: 3513grt, 1996nrt, 375.0 x 42.2x 20.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (31, 46 & 78 x 56ins), 525nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1888 Russian Volunteer Fleet Association, Odessa
07/09/1913 Wrecked
Comments: Launched as PORT CAROLINE for W Milburn & Co, London
1905: In service as a hospital ship
27/05/1905: Captured by Japanese forces in Tsushima Strait
12/06/1905: Released
07/09/1913: Wrecked near Karaga
On a voyage from Vladivostok to Kamchatka with a cargo of fish