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ORISSA
ORISSA
Cartolina originale viaggiata.

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ORISSA 1895 5,317 gross tons, length 421ft x beam 48.7ft, one funnel, two masts, twin screw, speed 15 knots, accommodation for 70-1st, 104-2nd and 456-3rd class passengers. Built by Harland & Wolff, Belfast for the Pacific Steam Navigation Co, she was launched on 15th Dec.1894 and started her maiden voyage to Valparaiso on 11th Apr.1895. Between 1899 and 1904 she became Boer War Transport No.18 and brought home Lord Kitchener, Sir John French and Sir Ian Hamilton from Capetown at the end of the war. In 1906 she was berthed at Valparaiso during the earthquake and was used as a refugee accommodation ship. On 25th Jun.1918 she was torpedoed and sunk by the UB.73 while on voyage from Liverpool to Philadelphia and 21 miles southwest of Skerryvore, with the loss of six lives.

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Type of ship Ocean Liner - Passenger ship
Year of build and builder 1895 Harland & Wolff, Belfast
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Added on 07/04/2007
Dimension 1205 x 770
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