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Name: ERTUGRUL
Type: Yacht
Keel: 11/07/1903
Launched: 30/12/1903
Completed: 07/05/1904
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: Elswick
Yard Number: 747
Dimensions: 900disp, 260.0 x 27.5 x 15.0ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (17, 27 & 42 x 24ins), 2500ihp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn Leslie, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Steel
Armament: 8 x 1 x 3pdr guns
History:
07/05/1904 Government of Turkey
1960 Broken up
Comments: 1904: Sultan's yacht
1919: Laid up at Constantinople
1924: President yacht
1937: Decommissioned
1960: Broken up at Istanbul


Above photo copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums