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Name: ORISSA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/09/1905
Completed: 11/1905
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 140
Dimensions: 3621grt, 2344nrt, 354.8 x 48.1 x 26.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 40 & 67 x 45ins), 361nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1919: 143114)
History:
11/1905 Rhederei AG von 1896, Hamburg
1906 Syndicats Rhederei GmbH, Hamburg; renamed ELBE
11/04/1919 The Shipping Controller (Gordon Steam Shipping Co Ltd), London
1921 Shakespear Shipping Co Ltd (Glover Bros), London
1921 Renamed WORDSWORTH
03/04/1934 Broken up
Comments: 03/04/1934: Arrived at Rosyth for breaking up by Metal Industries Ltd. Cost 4200
04/1934: Broken up at their Charlestown, Fife facility


Above photo as WORDSWORTH is courtesy of Richard Cox

Above photo as WORDSWORTH is courtesy of Richard Cox