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Name: BATHORI
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/09/1892
Completed: 26/10/1892
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 281
Dimensions: 2223grt, 1383nrt, 3438dwt, 285.0 x 38.2 x 23.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 36 & 59 x 39ins), 237nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.8knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
26/10/1892 Adria Royal Hungarian Sea Nav Co Ltd, Fiume
01/09/1914 Sank
Comments: 03/12/1897: Ran aground in Labrex Bay (near Port Patrick), Wigtownshire
On a voyage from Fiume to Glasgow
She was pounded by westerly gales and heavy seas for three months.
03/08/1898: Salvaged & towed to Glasgow for repairs & returned to owners
01/09/1914: Shelled and sunk by the British cruiser HMS MINERVA near Vigo


Above image courtesy of Horváth József