ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
HUBERT
Type
STEAMER, PASSENGER, CARGO
Date
1894
Description
Yard Number: 277

Renamed: ATAHUALPA (by 1919); CITY OF ALGIERS (by 1922); VITA NOVA (by 1923)

Sold in April 1919 by the Booth Steamship Co. to buyers not stated for about £30,000.
Sold in August 1922 as CITY OF ALGIERS by S H Biscoe, London to Italian buyers.

Liverpool Mercury, 17/5/1894:
Steamer HUBERT to sail from Liverpool with letters for Ceara and Para [Brazil].

Freeman's Journal, 24/10/1894 & 3/11/1894:
Refs. to voyages to and from Para via New York.

Freeman's Journal, 2/2/1896:
Voyage London - Para.

Daily News, 10/9/1897:
HUBERT assisted British steamer HORATIO, ashore 50 miles from Para, to get off.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Booth Steamship Company
Dimensions
length 261' x breadth 36 1/12' x depth 25'
Gross Tonnage: 1922 ton

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