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Name: FORT SALISBURY
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/12/1894
Completed: 03/1895
Builder: Armstrong, Mitchell & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 620
Dimensions: 4435grt, 2809nrt, 360.0 x 47.0 x 27.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (30, 50 & 80 x 54ins), 578nhp
Engines by: R &W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 104851
History:
03/1895 British & Colonial Steam Navigation Co (Bucknall Bros), London
1900 Bucknall Steamship Lines Ltd, London
1913 Andrew Weir & Co (Bank Line), Glasgow; renamed GUJURAT
1913 Booth Steam Ship Co, Liverpool; renamed VINCENT
1919 Hajee MH Nemazee, Hong Kong; renamed GORJISTAN
1928 Broken up
Comments: 03/1895: Used on passenger service between UK and South & East Africa
1913: Used on Weir's India to Africa service
1921: Used to carry pilgrims to Mecca
05/10/1928: Broken up at Kobe, Japan


Photo as FORT SALISBURY courtesy of Photoship