ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
SALAMIS
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAMER, PASSENGER, CARGO
Date
1899
Official Number
108666
Description
Yard Number: 314
Steel Screw Barquentine

Launched 10 April 1899 by Mrs George T. Henderson.

Original owner was G Thompson & Co., Aberdeen (until 1911/1914 approx.)

Renamed: KAMARIMA (1919)

Aberdeen Journal, 11 April 1899:
'when fully fitted out will cost about £100,000'

Official Number: 108666
Type: S1 (Freight)
LBP: 392.7
Beam: 47.2
Moulded Depth: 32.17
Draft: 27.17
Gross Tonnage: 4510; Net Tonnage: 2796; Cargo Tonnage: 2764

Chronology:
1899-1911: Owner of SALAMIS Geo. Thompson & Co. Ltd. Aberdeen Br.
1910-11: Master H. A. W. Schleman.
1914: Master D. A. Gardiner, Owners Bank Line, registered at Glasgow. A. Weir & Co. Managers.
1911-20: Owner of SALAMIS Bank Line Ltd. (A. Weir & Co.) Glasgow Br.
August 1919: SALAMIS was sold by the Bank Line Limited to the Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal and renamed KAMARIMA.
1920-24: Owner Salamis C.S.L.
June 1924: KAMARIMA was sold by Canada Steamship Lines to Italian buyers for about $42,000.
1924: Broken Up, Tireste.

Construction:
Hull: Steel 2 decks and spar deck, decks sheathed with teak. Mach.
midships 7 WT Bhds Bar Keel 9" D.
Hull Construction: Rivetted Transverse Framed.
Superstructure: Steel, Barkentine rigged 3 masts 1 Funnel.

Engine and Mechanical:
Engine Type: SR (T.E.)
Cylinders: 3 (29x50x80.5); Stroke 54; Horsepower 690; Measure (IHP/SHP/ETC): NHP
Year Built: 1899
Year Installed: 1899
Engine Builder: Hall, Russell & Co., Aberdeen, Scotland
Number of Boilers: 2
1 Aux
Type: Cyl DE 3 Furnaces each
Cyl Se 3 Furnaces each
Year Built: 1899
Year Installed: 1899
Boiler Builder: Hall, Russell & Co., Aberdeen, Scotland.

(Source: Canada Steamship Lines (CSL database)
(Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping)
Shipbuilder
Hall Russell
Shipbuilder
Aberdeen White Star Line (George Thompson & Co)
Dimensions
length 392' 7" x breadth 47' 2" x depth 21' 5"
Gross Tonnage: 4508 ton
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