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Name: TROPIC also seen as TROPIK
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/04/1897
Completed: 05/1897
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 347
Dimensions: 985grt, 758nrt, 225.2 x 31.8 x 12.3ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (11.5, 18 & 30 x 20ins), 81nhp
Engines by: Ross & Duncan, Glasgow
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
05/1897 Eastern Carrying, Insurance, Storing & Warrant Co, Astrakhan
1917 Obschestvo 'Kamvo', Astrakhan
No later history known
Comments: 1910: Deleted Lloyd's Register - Caspian Sea service only
Fate unknown after 1918


Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 19/04/1897