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S.S. Nevisian

Built by D & W Henderson & Co., Ltd., Liverpool, yard No. 479
Launched 1912
Length 400.8'; Beam 52.5'; 6369 tons
Schooner rig;
Quadruple expansion engine, 4 cylinders, 350 nhp (1750 hp.), cylinder diameters 23 1/2", 34", 49" & 70"; stroke 51 inches; operating pressure 215 p.s.i.
2 steel decks & steel Shelter Deck; 7 cemented bulkheads; fitted with electric light, submarine signalling device & wireless
Cellular double bottom, aft 115 feet long, under engine & boilers 80 feet, forward 152 feet, 964 tons
Deep Tank aft 26 feet, 675 tons; Forward Peak Tank 23 tons; Aft Peak Tank 30 tons
AKA Nicosian; Official number 131453

 

This ship was completed in 1912 by D & W Henderson & Co., Ltd. as the Nicosian for the Leyland Line and was registered in Liverpool. Her call letters were JNTV. She was renamed Nevisian in 1916, and arrived in Venice for breaking on January 7, 1934. Nevisian is recorded in an advertisement placed by the Atlantic Transport Line in the London Times on January 18, 1924, as sailing from London for the line on February 2.

Sources: The Atlantic Transport Line, 1881-1931; Liverpool history website; Gilbert Provost 's Register of Ships; Mariners-L Archives; The Ships List

 

For more information ...

Kinghorn "The Atlantic Transport Line 1881 - 1931" McFarland, 2011

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