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Name: EL AMIRA FAWZIA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/07/1929
Completed: 08/1929
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1346
Dimensions: 1881grt, 275.2 x 38.2ft
Engines: 2 x Q4cyl (17, 28, 32, 32 x 27ins)
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Reg Number:
History:
08/1929 Government of Egypt - Coast Guard & Fisheries Admin, Alexandria
1952 Renamed EL QUSEIR
1967 Government of Egypt - Egyptian Army
No later history known
Comments: 1967: Transferred to the Egyptian Army as a transport vessel
Fitted as a transport for 400 men and 40 horses
1967: No longer listed in Lloyd's Register