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Name: RAMSES
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/09/1893
Completed: 21/11/1893
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 293
Dimensions: 3634grt, 2340nrt, 5167dwt, 340.0 x 43.1 x 25.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (20.5, 29.5 & 63 x 42ins), 296nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
21/11/1893 Deutsche Dampfschifffahrts Ges ‘Kosmos’, Hamburg
1911 Continentale Rhederei AG, Hamburg; renamed REINFELD
11/1914 Sank
Comments: Accommodation for 8 x 1st Class & 30 x 3rd Class passengers
Contract Price £41100; Loss £559-11s-5d.
18/04/1914: Stranded on Almirante Rocks, refloated & taken to Gibraltar
Sold to the salvors, who then resold her to UK shipbreakers
Sold again to The Admiralty
11/1914: Sunk as a block ship at Scapa Flow