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Name: ROI LEOPOLD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/12/1908
Completed: 01/1909
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 162
Dimensions: 2696grt, 1681nrt, 300.4 x 42.0 x 18.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 37 & 61 x 42ins), 278rhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
01/1909 Ocean SA Belge d'Armement et de Nav, Antwerp
1921 Soc de Nav Cotiere pour l'Afrique du Nord, Algiers; renamed JACQUES SCHIAFFINO
1927 Soc Algerienne de Nav pour l'Afrique du Nord, Algiers
1930 SA de Nav a Vapeur Daher, Marseilles; renamed TIBERIADE
21/09/1943 Sank
Comments: 21/09/1943: Sunk by Allied bombers at Bastia


Photo courtesy of Richard Cox