Category:Orontes (ship, 1902)

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Ship[edit]

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  • Built by: the Fairfield Shipbuilding & Engineering Co, Glasgow
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  • Length overall: 156,54 m
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  • Beam: 17,73 m
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  • GRT: 9,028
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  • Speed: 18 kn

History[edit]

  • 1902 Named: Orontes for the Orient Steam Navigation Co. Flag: United Kingdom
  • 24.10.1902 Maiden voyage, left London for Suez, Melbourne and Sydney.
  • 10.1916 Became a troopship
  • 25.10.1919 Resumed Australia service with calls at Gibraltar, Toulon, Port Said, Colombo, Fremantle, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and an extension to Brisbane.
  • 1921 Laid up in the Thames
  • 1922 Sold for conversion into an exhibition ship and renamed British Trade.
  • 1923 Repossessed by Orient Line and reverted to Orontes.
  • 1926 Scrapped.

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