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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
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 104874
History:
01/1895 British & Colonial SN 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: 1923: Broken up in Belgium (some reports say Germany)


Above photo as BULUWAYO courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo as BULUWAYO courtesy of Ron Mapplebeck