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Name: ARMENIA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/06/1896
Completed: 09/1896
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 708
Dimensions: 5471grt, 3469nrt, 399.3 x 50.1 x 27.3ft
Engines: Q4cyl (22.5, 32, 47 & 68 x 51ins), 330nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
09/1896 Hamburg-Amerika Linie, Hamburg
06/04/1917 Government of the United States
1917 United States Shipping Board, New York
11/02/1924 Broken up
Comments: 08/1914: Laid up at New York
06/04/1917: Seized as a prize by United States Government
11/02/1924: Arrived at Baltimore for breaking up by Union SB Corp


Shields Daily Gazette, Tuesday, 30/06/1896