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Name: MARIA also seen as MARIE and MARIYA
Type: Cargo ship
Launched: 10/06/1893
Completed: 08/1893
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 57
Dimensions: 1302grt, 950nrt, 239.6 x 32.2 x 13.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (18.5, 30 & 49 x 36ins), 153nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
08/1893 Russian Company for Sea & Land Insurance & Conveyance of Goods, Odessa
1905 Russian Transport & Insurance Co, Odessa
1922 S Schembri & Sons, Malta; renamed GEORGE
1922 Government of the USSR
22/09/1922 Sank
Comments: 1915: Requisitioned by the Imperial Russian Navy as Black Sea transport N40
09/08/1922: Seized at Batoum by the Russian / Georgian Authorities
22/09/1922: Sunk by a mine on a voyage from Batoum to Odessa


Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 12/06/1893