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ss OPHIR


built by Robert Napier Govan in 1891

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ss OPHIR


built by Robert Napier Govan,
Yard No 421

Propulsion: 2 sets triple expansion steam engines Twin screw 9500ihp 18knots
Launched: Saturday, 11/04/1891
Built: 1891
Ship Type: Passenger Vessel
Ship's Role: Australian Passenger Run
Tonnage: 6814 grt
Length: 482 feet
Breadth: 65 feet
Draught: 24 feet 6
Owner History:
Orient Steam Navigation Co Ltd Glasgow
1915 The Admiralty
Status: Scrapped - 1922

Remarks:
Previous update by Stuart Cameron
Photo supplied by Joe McMillan Collection
Previous update by Colin Campbell
Requisitioned by Admiralty as an Armed Merchant Cruiser, returned to owners 1918.
Broken up at Troon in 1922
Additional data by Bruce Biddulph
Previous update by Gavin Stewart

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

: ss OPHIR built by Robert Napier Govan

Supplied by David Asprey



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