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Name: EKATERINOSLAV
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/01/1896
Completed: 06/1896
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 334
Dimensions: 5492grt, 3291nrt, 431.0 x 49.7 x 29.0ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (21, 34 & 55 x 42ins), 532nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
06/1896 Russian Volunteer Fleet Association, Odessa
1905 Japanese Navy; renamed KARASAKI
1946 Broken up
Comments: 06/02/1904: Captured by Japanese cruisers off Busan
on a voyage from Vladivostok to Odessa
02/1904: Used as troop transport until 10/1904
1905: Converted for use as a submarine tender
Armament: 1 x 12pdr QF & 4 x 3pdr QF guns
1939: Hulked at Kure as HAIKAN NO 9
1946: Broken up


Above photo shows KARASAKI as a submarine tender