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Name: CAUCASE
Type: Tanker
Launched: 12/03/1888
Completed: 04/1888
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 519
Dimensions: 1666grt, 1158nrt, 250.0 x 35.1 x 24.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (18.5, 30 & 48 x 33ins), 132nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
04/1888 L Lambert, Antwerp
1898 G Coutzis, Piraeus; renamed IOANNIS COUTZIS
1903 JG Coutzis, Piraeus
1907 Coutzis Brothers, Piraeus
1915 D/S A/S Adine (Hansen & Engelhart), Christiania; renamed LILLE
1923 A/S Bryde & Dahls Hvalfangerselskap, Sandefjord; renamed THOR MINOR
1932 Manager Thor Dahl A/S
1933 NV Scheepvaart Mij "Houtvervoer", Panama; renamed WILHELMINE
1934 Atlantic-Tank Rhederi (JT Essberger), Hamburg
1934 Broken up
Comments: 08/06/1934: Ashore near Port Colborne on a voyage from Chicago to Liverpool
23/06/1934: Refloated and sold for conversion to a barge
Plans abandoned and broken up


Above photos as THOR MINOR copyright of Morten Bjorndalen