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Name: SERAPIS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/02/1906
Completed: 04/1906
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 738
Dimensions: 4756grt, 2953nrt, 396.7 x 49.5 x 27.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 43.5 & 73 x 48ins), 448nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
04/1906 Deutsch Dampfs Ges "Kosmos", Hamburg
06/04/1917 Government of the USA
1917 US Shipping Board, San Francisco; renamed OSAGE
1920 Osage Steamship Co Inc (Moore & McCormack Co Inc)
1923 Commercial Pathfinder SS Co, Wilmington
1923 Renamed COMMERCIAL PATHFINDER
1925 Osage Steamship Co Inc (Moore & McCormack Co Inc)
1928 Moller & Co, Shanghai; renamed ERICA MOLLER
1931 NEA Moller (Moller & Co)
1936 Moller Line Ltd (Mollers Ltd), Shanghai
1946 Chinese Maritime trust Ltd, Keelung; renamed CHONG LEE
1954 Broken up
Comments: 08/1914: Laid up at San Francisco
06/04/1917: Seized by USA Government
1954: Broken up