Wednesday, June 26, 2019

the Canadian Northern Steamship Co. ship 'Royal George'

This ship was originally built in 1907 as the Heliopolis for the British-owned Egyptian Mail Company. She was 11,146 GRT with a length of 525.8 feet (160.3 metres), a beam of 60.2 feet (18.3 metres), two funnels, two masts, and a triple-screw propulsion that gave a cruising speed of 19 knots (35 km/h).

The ownership and name change occurred in 1910.

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