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Name: ALTAI
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/10/1896
Completed: 01/1897
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 83
Dimensions: 2480grt, 1584nrt, 320.6 x 39.2 x 25.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (26.5, 42.5 & 75 x 48ins), 390nhp
Engines by: J Dickinson & Sons, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 106833
History:
01/1897 Atlas Steam Ship Co Ltd (Leech, Harrison & Forwood), Liverpool
1901 Hamburg-Amerika Linie, Hamburg
1913 Soc Marittima Italiana, Genoa; renamed PORTO DI RODI
10/04/1917 Sank
Comments: 10/04/1917: Sank after being torpedoed by U-Boat U32 about 100 miles east
of Cape Spartivento, Calabria on a voyage from Alexandria to Genoa with general cargo


Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 12/10/1896