ss WINIFRED
built by Bow McLachlan & Company Paisley,
Yard No 155

Propulsion: 2 x T3cy
Built: 1901
Ship Type: Passenger-cargo steamer
Tonnage: 662grt, 500t displ
Length: 189ft
Breadth: 29ft
Owner History:
Uganda Railways (Govt. of Kenya)
Status: Sunk - 1936

Remarks:
for service on Lake Victoria; assembled at Kisumu and launched 13/2/1902
Armed as gunboat in WW1
Found to be unseaworthy, an sunk as breakwater off Luamba Island in 1936
Schell notes broken up in 1954

Previous update by Stuart Cameron
Previous update by David Asprey

Last updated: by George Robinson from the original records by Stuart Cameron




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