Ship Details

Rig

Steel Twin Screw Steamer, 734 hp

Built

1891

Built In

Tonnage

6,910g 3,223n

Built By

Dimensions

465.0 x 53.4 x 34.1

Demise

Orient Steam Navigation Co.(Lim), reg. Glasgow. 1915 Jan. Commissioned as an armed merchant cruiser. 1918: Hospital ship for British Admiralty. 1919 Feb.: Laid up in the River Clyde. 1922: Broken up at Troon, Scotland.

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My great grand mother Eliza Ann sharp travelled to Australia I believe in the Ophir orient in 1909. I am trying to establish if her husband George h sharp (e) and children George s, James t and Rosetta m sharp travelled with her? Thanks in advance

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