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Name: RHODESIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/04/1914
Completed: 05/1914
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 186
Dimensions: 4112grt, 2645nrt, 360.2 x 51.2 x 27.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (21.75 x 36.5 & 62 x 42ins), 326nhp
Engines by: Barclay, Curle & Co Ltd, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
05/1914 A/S Det Østasiatiske Kompagni, Copenhagen
11/1915 D/S A/S Orient, Copenhagen
1927 “Globus” Rhederei AG, Bremen; renamed GERWIN
01/1933 Broken up
Comments: 01/1933: Broken up at Frerichswerft, Einswarden


Above photo courtesy of Richard Cox