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Name: LESTRIS
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/07/1895
Completed: 12/08/1895
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 310
Dimensions: 1300grt, 732nrt, 1865dwt, 255.3 x 33.7 x 17.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 33.5 & 54 x 39ins), 195nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.7knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 96120
History:
12/08/1895 City of Cork Steam Packet Co Ltd, Cork
1908 Dampfs-Ges "Argo", Bremen; renamed CONDOR
1913 L Castel, Cette; renamed EUGENIE
1921 Soc Intere Continentale de Transp, Cette
1923 HA Lassia, Marseilles
1924 Chargeurs Franco-Algeriens, Marseilles
1930 P Baikas, Greece; renamed ASSIMINA BAIKA
20/04/1941 Sank
Comments: Contract Price 20027; Profit 140-18s-1d
20/04/1941: Sunk during an air attack at Politka, north of Chalkis


Above photo as CONDOR courtesy of Tom Rayner