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Name: BULUWAYO
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/03/1895
Completed: 05/1895
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 622
Dimensions: 4412grt, 2752nrt, 360.0 x 47.0 x 27.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (30, 50 & 80 x 54ins), 578nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 104874
History:
01/1895 British & Colonial Steam Navigation Co Ltd (Bucknall Brothers), London
1901 Bucknall Steamship Lines Ltd (Bucknall Brothers), London
1913 Bank Line Ltd (A Weir & Co), Glasgow; renamed KATHIAWAR
1923 Broken up
Comments: Built for the service between UK and South & East Africa
Accommodation for 66 x 1st Class passengers
1923: Broken up in Belgium (some reports say Germany)


Above photo as BULUWAYO is courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo as BULUWAYO is courtesy of Ron Mapplebeck

Shields Daily Gazette, Friday, 17/05/1895