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Name: ORISSA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/09/1905
Completed: 11/1905
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 140
Dimensions: 3621grt, 2344nrt, 354.8 x 48.1 x 26.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 40 & 67 x 45ins), 361nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1919: 143114)
History:
11/1905 Rhederei AG von 1896, Hamburg
1906 Syndicats Rhederei GmbH, Hamburg; renamed ELBE
1919 The Shipping Controller (Gordon Steam Shipping Co Ltd), London
1921 Shakespear Shipping Co Ltd (Glover Bros), London
1921 Renamed WORDSWORTH
04/1934 Broken up
Comments: 03/04/1934: Arrived at Rosyth for breaking up by Metal Industries Ltd. Cost 4200
04/1934: Broken up at their Charlestown, Fife facility


Above photo as WORDSWORTH courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo as WORDSWORTH courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo as WORDSWORTH courtesy of Richard Cox