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Name: SAN MATEO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/06/1911
Completed: 08/1911
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 170
Dimensions: 1655grt, 728nrt, 270.0 x 40.8 x 18.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 36 & 60 x 39ins), 225nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
08/1911 D/S A/S Otto Thoresens Linie (O Thoresen), Christiania
1923 A/S Bonheur (Fred Olsen & Co), Christiania
1937 Finska Angfartygs A/B, Helsingfors; renamed CANOPUS
1962 Nick Vlahos & partners, Piraeus; renamed POPI
10/1962 Broken up
Comments: 10/1962: Broken up at Piraeus, work commenced 27/10/1962


Above photo as CANOPUS copyright of Charlie Hill

Above photo as CANOPUS copyright of Hansen & Pedersen