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Name: LUXOR
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/12/1894
Completed: 15/02/1895
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 307
Dimensions: 3648grt, 2357nrt, 5254dwt, 340.3 x 44.3 x 25.2ft
Engines: Q4cyl (20.5, 29.5, 43.5 & 63 x 42ins), 284nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.3knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1921: 146216)
History:
15/02/1895 Deutsche Dampfs Gesellschaft "Kosmos", Hamburg
1911 Continentale Rhederei AG, Hamburg; renamed BAHRENFELD
1921 The Shipping Controller, London
1922 Ivers Linie Kommandit (Paulsen & Ivers, managers), Kiel; renamed AVAL
1925 Soc Anon Cooperative de Nav, Marseilles; renamed GRAND LIBAN
1931 Broken up
Comments: Accommodation for 8 x 1st, 10 x 2nd & 30 x 3rd Class passengers
Contract Price 43087; Profit 1432-13s-11d
08/1914 to 1920: Laid up Rio Parana
1921: Allocated to the UK as a war prize
4Q/1931: Broken up in France