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Name: ARPAD
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/05/1892
Completed: 29/07/1892
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 276
Dimensions: 1173grt, 712nrt, 1446dwt, 230.5 x 33.1 x 12.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 36 & 59 x 39ins), 236nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.9knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
29/07/1892 Adria Royal Hungarian Sea Nav Co Ltd, Fiume
1919 Company re-styled Adria Soc Anon di Nav Marittima, Fiume, Italy
1922 Renamed CANOVA
1926 Soc Anon Industrie Marittime, Ancona, Italy
1932 Cia Adriartica di Nav, Ancona
1933 Gioseppe Guina & Co, Trieste; renamed NERUCCI
1933 Scopinich & Monta, Genoa
1934 Captain Luigi Monta, Genoa
1937 Achille Lauro, Naples
1945 Broken up
Comments: Accommodation for 20 x 1st Class passengers
Contract price 27118; Profit 831-11-4d
1943: Seized at Livorno by German forces and scuttled to block the harbour.
1945: Wreck broken up


Above photo copyright of Nereo Castelli