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Name: XANTHA
Type: Yacht
Launched: 24/06/1867
Completed: 1867
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 217
Dimensions: 106grt, 72nrt, 116.0 x 18.8 x 9.0ft; (1875: 132grt, 85nrt, 134.0ft);
(1901: 204grt, 104nrt, 148.4 x 19.3 x 9.9ft)
Engines: I2cyl (24 & 24 x 18ins), 40hp; (1888: I4cyl (13, 21, 24 & 24 x 18ins) 49nhp)
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow; (1888: E Scott, Newcastle)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 56071
History:
1867 Lord Alfred Paget, Gloucester & Colchester
1871 Registered at Colchester
1873 Thomas Chivers, Colchester
1875 Viscount Macduff, Colchester
1877 William Barneby, Herefordshire
1887 Harry S Edwards, Corbridge
1888 Renamed SOLYST; registered at South Shields
1892 Charles McIver, Liverpool; renamed SEAMAID; registered at Liverpool
1895 John L Phipps, Windsor
1901 DE Hadji Constanti et Frere, Syra; renamed KAPHIREUS
by 1930 Socratis Goumaris & Co, Salonica; renamed ESPEROS
1930 Georgios Mylonas, Salonica
1933 Unknown owner, Bulgaria
193X Unknown owner; renamed MACEDONIA
1941 Unknown owner; renamed STRUMA
02/1942 Sank
Comments: 1875: Lengthened to 134.0ft
1892: Also seen as SEA MAID (two words)
1901: Lengthened to 148.4ft & converted into a cargo ship
02/1942: Sank in the Black Sea carrying Jewish refugees