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Name: PATRIS
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/12/1908
Completed: 03/1909
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 160
Dimensions: 4390grt, 2301nrt, 370.0 x 47.0 x 23.9ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (22.5, 37 & 60 x 42ins), 776nhp
Engines by: George Clark Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 16.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1924: 147711)
History:
03/1909 National Steam Navigation Co Ltd of Greece (Embiricos Bros), Andros
1924 Byron Steamship Co Ltd (M Embiricos); registered at London
1925 Cie des Messageries Maritimes, Saigon; renamed CLAUDE CHAPPE
06/1939 Broken up
Comments: 23/12/1908: Damaged during launch due to faulty drag chains
06/1939: Broken up at Hong Kong


Above photo as PATRIS is courtesy of Greek Shipping Miracle

Above photo as PATRIS is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as CLAUDE CHAPPE is courtesy of Photoship

London Evening Standard, Thursday, 24/12/1908