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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 Photoship

Above photo as CLAUDE CHAPPE is courtesy of Photoship

London Evening Standard, Thursday, 24/12/1908