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Name: LASCAR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/10/1891
Completed: 12/1891
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 252
Dimensions: 1729grt, 1101nrt, 2397dwt, 260.0 x 36.2 x 16.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (20.5, 33 & 54 x 36ins), 175nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 99025
History:
12/1891 George Tweedy & Co, London
1894 London Steamers Ltd ( P Wigham Richardson, manager), London
1897 Hungarian Levante SS Co Ltd, Fiume; renamed VASKAPU
1908 Russian SN & Trading Co, Odessa; renamed VESTA
1923 Sadilz Zade Freres & Co, Constantinople; renamed IN-EUNU
1933 Vapurculuk Turk Anonia Sirketi, Istanbul; renamed INONO
1936 Devlet Denizyollary Isletmesi, Istanbul
1939 TC Munakalat Vekaleti Delvet Denizyollari ve Limanlari Isletme UM, Istanbul
1941 Renamed TUNC
1949 Broken up
Comments: Contract Price 23519-7s-9d; Loss 1446-16s-0d
1949: Reported to be decommissioned & broken up at Istanbul