ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
INCHANGA
Construction
1 deck steel and spar deck pt. steel
Type
STEAMER
Date
1894
Official Number
104507
Description
Yard Number: 283
Date of Build/Launch: January 1895

Renamed: BAHREIN (1911)

This vessel was registered on January 7 1895.
In November 1911 it was sold to Arab Steamers Ltd, Bombay, renamed BAHREIN and put on the pilgrim route between India, Aden and Jeddah.
In 1915 it was taken over as a transport by the Indian Government.
In November 1922, it was sold by the liquidators of Arab Steamers to Bombay & Persia Steam Navigation Co. (The Mogul Line).
In November 1923 it was sold to Victor Schemeil, Alexandria.
The 1925/26 Lloyd's Register lists owner as Egyptian Maritime Enterprise.
In April 1926 it was laid up on the Thames.
In July 1927 it was sold to Mehanna Kouri Haddad, Alexandria.
The 1930/31 Lloyd's Register lists owner as Mehanna Khouri Haddad. Registered in Alexandria.
In 1933, it was broken up at Alexandria.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 14/12/1894:
Owing to strong gale, launch of INCHANGA by Hall Russell postponed till today.

Standard, 10/1/1895:
Port Natal direct, calling at Tenerife, conveying goods and passengers, the favourite steamers of the Aberdeen Direct Line leave London docks every 3 weeks.

Standard, 23/2/1895:
INCHANGA, new steamer, Capt. Stuart RNR, large airy 2 berth cabins, fitted with electric light, piano and all modern conveniences, surgeon and stewardess.

Standard, 31/12/1895:
Arrived London dock, Rennie's steamer INCHANGA from Natal.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
J T Rennie
Dimensions
length 288 9/12' x breadth 39 1/12' x depth 25 5/6'
Gross Tonnage: 2197 ton

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