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Name: SZENT ISTVAN
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/08/1892
Completed: 10/10/1892
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 278
Dimensions: 2258grt, 1429nrt, 3450dwt, 285.0 x 38.2 x 23.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 36 & 59 x 39ins), 237nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
10/10/1892 Adria Royal Hungarian Sea Nav Co Ltd, Fiume
28/09/1908 Wrecked
Comments: Contract Price 31173; Loss 750-6s-10d
1900: Grounded in northern Adriatic
28/09/1908: Wrecked west of Ramsey Island, when on passage
from Fiume to Glasgow with general cargo.


Above image of SZENT ISTVAN courtesy of Hajoregiszter