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Name: ROLAND
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/05/1893
Completed: 08/1893
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 595
Dimensions: 3603grt, 2290nrt, 345.0 x 43.8 x 25.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 43 & 69 x 48ins), 365nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw. 11.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
08/1893 Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen
1911 Administration de Nav Vapeur Ottomane, Istanbul; renamed BAHRIAHMER
06/11/1914 Sank
Comments: 1911: Also seen listed as BAHRIYE AMER
06/11/1914: Shelled & sunk by Russian battleship EVSTAFIJ off Eregli