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Name: VARNA launched as NUMIDIE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/06/1902
Completed: 08/1902
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 107
Dimensions: 1820grt, 1164nrt, 270.0 x 39.5 x 18.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (20.5, 33 & 54 x 36ins), 206rhp
Engines by: G Clark Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
08/1902 Soc Commerciale Bulgare de Nav Vapeur, Varna
25/12/1929 Sank
Comments: 05/06/1902: Launched as NUMIDIE for Lombard Steamship Co, London
25/12/1929: Sank after colliding with the Greek steamer CHRYSSI in the Sea of Marmara
On voyage from Varna to Piraeus carrying general cargo


Above photo as NUMIDIE courtesy of Richard Cox

Shields Daily Gazette, Friday, 06/06/1902