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Name: EBANI
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/06/1912
Completed: 10/1912
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 820
Dimensions: 4862grt, 2963nrt, 405.1 x 54.0 x 23.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (26, 44 & 74 x 51ins), 566nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 131462
History:
10/1912 British & African SN Co Ltd (Elder, Dempster & Co Ltd), Liverpol
1933 Elder Dempster Lines Ltd, Liverpool
1939 Fratelli Rizzuto, Genoa; renamed MARISTELLA
1941 Flota Mercante del Estado, Buenos Aires; renamed RIO ATUEL
1946 Fratelli Rizzuto, Genoa; renamed MARISTELLA
05/1950 Broken up
Comments: 1914 - 1915: Used as a hospital ship in South Africa
03/08/1948: Damaged by a mine off Borkum on a voyage
from Rotterdam to Gdansk in ballast, not repaired
05/1950: Broken up at Bruges by Jacques Bakker & fils


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo shows EBANI in use as a hospital ship. Photo courtesy of Photoship