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Name: MARGUERITE launched as ALBERTA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/10/1888
Completed: 1888
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 148
Dimensions: 480grt, 261nrt, 170.0 x 26.1 x 12.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (14, 23 & 39 x 27ins), 87nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1888 Walter & Co, Venice
1894 Fischer & Brüll, Fiume
1897 Haci Davut Farkuni Vapurlari, Smyrna; renamed OLYMPIA
1910 Navigation ŕ Vapeur l’Archipel Hadji Daout Farkouh, Smyrna
1910 Archipelago American SS Co (G Farkouh), Smyrna; renamed TEXAS
29/04/1912 Sank
Comments: 1888: Launched as ALBERTA for Leech, Harrison & Forwood, Liverpool
29/04/1912: Sank after striking a Turkish mine in the Gulf of Smyrna
On a voyage from Smyrna to Salonica with passengers & general cargo