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Name: BOSPHORUS NO 68
Type: Ferry
Launched:
Completed: 07/1911
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 448
Dimensions: 453grt, 226nrt, 152.3 x 26.1 x 10.3ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (10.75, 16 & 26 x 18ins), 88nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number:
History:
07/1911 Chirket-Hairie (Bosphorus Steam Navigation Co), Istanbul
1944 Government of Turkey
1952 Denizcilik Bankasi TAO, Istanbul; renamed NO 68 GUZELHISAR
2004 Broken up
Comments: 12/1886: Derelict & hulked at Tuzla
2004: Broken up at Tuzla


Photo of No 67 or No 68 courtesy of Norman Dunn

Photo as GUZELHISAR courtesy of RMK Museum Istanbul

One of the two engines in No 67, courtesy of RMK Museum Istanbul