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ss KAVIRONDO


built by Bow McLachlan & Company Paisley in 1912

CLYDEBUILT SHIPS



ss KAVIRONDO


built by Bow McLachlan & Company Paisley,
Yard No 285

Propulsion: T3cy 400ihp
Built: 1912
Ship Type: tug
Tonnage: 228grt
Length: 100ft
Breadth: 21ft
Owner History:
Kenya Railways
2005 ...., Kisumu
Status: Under Restoration - 2006

Remarks:
Shiped in sections Q4/1912
Reassembled for service on Lake Victoria and entered service 12/1913
served as gunboat during WW1
c1984 laid up at Kisumu, later as accommodation vessel, and later sank alongside.
Refloated by purchasers in 2005; superstructure and machinery removed; hull to be lengthened and reengined for return to service as a tanker

Last updated: by David Asprey from the original records by Stuart Cameron


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