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Name: PARIS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/12/1897
Completed: 02/1898
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 68
Dimensions: 1052grt, 574nrt, 230.0 x 32.3 x 14.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 34 & 56 x 36ins), 186nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 104957
History:
02/1898 London & Paris SS Co Ltd (FC Strick & Co Ltd), Swansea
1898 Red Cross Iquitos Steamship Co Ltd (R Singlehurst & Co), Liverpool
1898 Renamed UCAYALI
1901 Managers became Booth Steam Ship Co Ltd
1905 Iquitos Steamship Co Ltd (Booth Steam Ship Co Ltd), Liverpool
1913 Booth Steam Ship Co Ltd, Liverpool
1914 L Walford & Co (London) Ltd, London
1915 Renamed STANISLAS
1916 Geo Gibson & Co Ltd, Leith
1933 Giuseppe Riccardi, Naples; renamed PESCARA
1937 Soc Anon Navigazione e Trasporti ‘Sanet’, Rome / Venice
04/1960 Broken up
Comments: 21/09/1943: Scuttled by German forces at Torre del Greco
Refloated after 1945 and repaired
04/1960: Broken up in Italy


Above photo as PARIS courtesy of Clive Ketley