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Name: PORT VICTOR
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/08/1885
Completed: 10/1885
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 261
Dimensions: 2793grt, 1826nrt, 336.0 x 38.2 x 27.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 42 & 70 x 48ins), 400nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 91872
History:
01/10/1885 W Milburn & Co, London
1898 United States Government - Army; renamed McCLELLAN
1917 United Sates Shipping Board, New York
1920 Lloyd Royal Belge SA, Antwerp; renamed HASTIER
12/1922 Broken up
Comments: 1885: Trading as Anglo-Australian Steam Navigation Co
Accommodation for 32 x passengers with tween deck space for more
c1891: Converted to cargo only & refrigeration machinery installed
1898: Refrigeration machinery removed and used and a US Army transport
1914: Converted back into a refrigerated cargo ship
27/10/1920: Arrived at Antwerp with a fire on board
03/11/1920: Still on fire and sank at Antwerp
1921: Refloated and laid up
12/1922: Sold for breaking up to Société Métallurgique de Merxem


Above photo as McCLELLAN is copyright of US Government

Newcastle Morning Herald, Friday, 25/12/1885