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Name: BULGARIA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/04/1886
Completed: 08/05/1886
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 202
Dimensions: 572grt, 389nrt, 450dwt, 190.0 x 26.1 x 12.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (14.5, 22.5 & 38 x 30ins), 80nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
08/05/1886 Black Sea & Danube Navigation Co, Odessa
1908 Russian Danube Steam Navigation Co, Odessa
1915 Renamed ADMIRAL KASHERINOFF
1923 Hussein Zadeler, Constantinople; renamed ISTIKBAL MILLI
1924 Hussan Mahtoumlar Ibrahim Abbass, Constantinople; renamed ISTIKLAL
1926 Renamed YENI BANDERMA
1929 Hassan & Fils, Turkey
1930 Renamed ZIYA
11/05/1930 Destroyed
Comments: Built for coastal and River Danube services
28 x 1st, 14 x Ladies & 2nd Class passengers
Contract Price 13200; Profit 1787-1s-6d
11/05/1930: Lost by fire near Patmos