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Name: RUSSIA also seen as ROSSIYA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/01/1872
Completed: 1872
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 146
Dimensions: 2269grt, 1313nrt, 321.0 x 37.2 x 25.7ft
Engines: 2cyl (63 & 63 x 45ins), 240hp; (1887: T3cyl (26, 41 & 70 x 45ins) 329nhp)
Engines by: J Penn & Sons, London; (1887: Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number:
History:
1872 Russian Steam Navigation & Trading Co, Odessa
09/1877 Imperial Russian Navy
07/1878 Russian Steam Navigation & Trading Co, Odessa
by 1914 Hulked
Comments: 1914: Noted as a hulk in Lloyd’s Register
09/1877: Converted to an auxiliary cruiser by the Imperial Russian Navy