greek SS Ithaki (+1941)
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general
nationality greek
purpose transport
type passenger ship
propulsion steam
date built 1894
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 675  grt
dimensions 60.96 x 8.23 x 4.6 m
engine 1 triple expansion engine, single shaft, 1 screw, 317 nrt
power 146  n.h.p.
speed 14  knots
yard no. 232
call sign
SZJY  
SZJY
about the loss
cause lost air raid
date lost 20/04/1941  [dd/mm/yyyy]
casualties  max.18rank: 637
about people
builder
Inglis A. & J. Ltd., Glasgow
engine by
Inglis A. & J. Ltd., Glasgow
last owner
[1]Greek Government
SS Ithaki (+1941)
period 1940 ~ 1941
call sign: 
SZJY
prev. owners
[2]Hellenic Coast Lines, Piraeus
SS Ithaki
period 1929 ~ 1940
call sign: 
SZJY
[3]Dracoulis G. C. Ltd., Athens
SS Ithaki
period 1920 ~ 1929
[4]British Government, London
SS Safa-El-Bahr
period 1915 ~ 1919
[5]Khedive Abbas Hilmi Ii, Cairo
SS Safa-El-Bahr
period 1894 ~ 1915
captain Konas, Dimitris
no. of crew 39
about the wreck
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entered by Allen Tony
entered 20/04/2008
last update Siert Ingo
last update 04/01/2013
 
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Allen Tony20/04/2008Ithaki SS was a Greek Passenger Vessel of 675 tons built in 1894 by A & J Inglis, Pointhouse, Glasgow, Yard No 232 as the Royal Yacht SAFRA EL-BAHR SS for HH The Khedive of Egypt, Alexandria.

In 1915-1919 she was hired by Royal Navy as patrol vessel. In 1920 she was purchased by G. C. Dracoulis, Ithaca and converted from a yacht to a passenger vessel and renamed ITHAKI.

In 1929 she was purchased by Hellenic Coast Lines, Piraeus, Greece. On the 20th April 1941 she was bombed and sunk in an air raid in Suda Bay.
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 Stuart Cameron, clydesite.co.uk


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