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Name: ROATH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/04/1894
Completed: 05/1894
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 684
Dimensions: 2707grt, 1736nrt, 303.0 x 43.0 x 19.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 36.5 & 61 x 42ins), 246nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 98441
History:
05/1894 Roath Steamship Co Ltd (J Cory & Sons), Cardiff
1901 T Bulgaris, Andros; renamed MENELAOS
1903 M Cornilakis, Syra
1906 E Angelis, Piraeus
1920 National Steam Nav Co of Greece (Embiricos Bros), Piraeus
1924 A Vestarhis, Piraeus; renamed LEONIDAS
1930 Woo Ping SS Co (Nee Shing & Co), Shanghai; renamed HSIN FUH-TAI
26/12/1932 Wrecked
Comments: 26/12/1932: Wrecked on Northwest Horne at 30.43N – 122.30E
On a voyage from Pukow to Ningpo with a cargo of coal