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Name: ARARAT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/04/1896
Completed: 06/1896
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 337
Dimensions: 856grt, 518nrt, 220.0 x 34.0 x 12.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (16, 26 & 43 x 30ins), 120nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
06/1896 Russian Steam Navigation & Trading Company, Odessa
03/1915 Imperial Russian Navy
05/1918 Government of Germany
1918 Russian Steam Navigation & Trading Company, Odessa
1924 Barzilay & Benjamin, Istanbul; renamed SELAMAT
1931 A Selim Bey & Huseyin Nasi Bey, Istanbul; renamed GAZAL
30/10/1935 Wrecked
Comments: 03/1915: Used as transport N92 in the Black Sea
05/1918: In German control to 11/1918
14/11/1920: Sailed from Sevastopol with White Russian refugees
30/10/1935: Wrecked at Zonguldak whilst in ballast