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Name: TEMPO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/07/1881
Completed: 07/1881
Builder: T & W Smith
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 74
Dimensions: 1082grt, 672nrt, 231.0 x 35.1 x 13.9ft
Engines: C2cyl (25 & 58 x 36ins), 144nhp
Engines by: Hawks, Crawshay & Son, Gateshead
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 83910
History:
07/1881 RB Fenwick & J Reay, Newcastle
1899 Pelton SS Co Ltd (RS Gardiner & J Reay), Newcastle
1911 C Anastasiades, Istanbul; renamed KARASOUL
1912 Registered at Piraeus; renamed CARASSOUL
1913 Bank of Athens (Karasoul & Anastassiades), Piraeus
1914 Karasoul & Anastassiades, Piraeus; renamed SIRACUSA
1915 Aristotelis Galiatzatos; renamed TEANA
1915 Imperial Russian Navy
22/11/1917 Sank
Comments: Also referred to Yard Number 75 in some sources
Requisitioned by the Russian Navy as Black Sea transport N98
22/11/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat UB42 off Novy Afon,
in the Black Sea, position 43.05N 40.49E