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Name: CORTE II
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/05/1911
Completed: 06/1911
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 856
Dimensions: 1706grt, 627nrt, 280.0 x 37.0 x 23.6ft
Engines: T4cyl (29, 45, 52 & 52 x 45ins), 362nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 17.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1936: 159767)
History:
06/1911 Cie Marseillaise de Navigation Vapeur (Fraissinet et Cie), Marseille
1935 Cie de Navigation Fraissinet, Marseille
05/12/1936 Handris Steamship Co Ltd (John D Chandris), Malta; renamed PATRIS
06/04/1941 Burned
Comments: Accommodation for 50 x 1st, 60 x 2nd & 24 x 3rd Class passengers
06/04/1941: Burned out at Piraeus following a German air strike


Above photo as CORTE II is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as CORTE II is courtesy of Photoship

Shields Daily Gazette, Wednesday, 03/05/1911