ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
SPARTA
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAMER, PASSENGER, CARGO
Date
1913
Description
Yard Number: 531
Date of Build/Launch: August 1913

Subsequent Names: SRBIN

Triple expansion 3 cylinder steam engine manufactured by Hall Russell & Co. - 198 H.P.
2 single ended boilers by Hall Russell - 180 lb p.s.i. and 100 lb p.s.i.
1 deck and shade deck

Owners given as Societa in Azioni Ungaro, Croata di Nav., Maritima a VAP in Fiume, Hungary (North East of the Adriatic sea).

Seems to have been temporarily under the French Government but back to previous owners in 1920-21.

Lloyd's List 1923/24 gives change of name to SRBIN registered in Susak, Yugoslavia, and owners as Jadranska Plovitba Soc. in Anzioni di Nav.
Lloyd's List 1939/40 gives same owner in Susak and also c/o Overseas Navigation Trust, Ltd, Stone House, Bishops Gate, London, EC2.
Lloyd's List 1946/47 gives same owner.

Vessel reported sunk by a mine off Glavotok Point, Veglia on 6 June 1947. Ship was refloated and condemned as a total loss.
Owner
Societa in Azioni Ungaro-Croata, Fiume
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 215 3/6' x breadth 30 7/12' x depth 15'
gross tonnage: 982 ton

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