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Name: EL AMIR FAROUQ
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/06/1926
Completed: 08/1926
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 543
Dimensions: 947grt, 319nrt, 247.1 x 34.1 x 18.1ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (16, 26 & 44 x 26ins), 377nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
08/1936 Government of Egypt (Coast Guard & Fisheries Administration), Alexandria
22/11/1948 Sank
Comments: At some stage converted into a patrol boat
22/11/1948: Sunk off Gaza by Israel Navy