LEOPOLD II.
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Technical Data

Type:

Cargo Steamship

Builder:

A/S Burmeister & Wain's Maskin- og Skibsbyggeri, Copenhagen

Built:

1888

Yard No:

147

Tonnage:

1618 gt

Length:

260' 6''

Breadth:

34' 2''

Speed:

9,5 kn

Passengers:

8

History

DFDS:

1888 - 1911 / Various routes

Non DFDS Service:

Status:

Wrecked

Remarks:

29.12.1888 - 6.2.1889: Detained at Odessa due to ice.

6.6.1911: Sold to Russian North-West Steamship Co. Ltd., Libau (a DFDS controlled company) and renamed SARATOV.
25.7.1914: Arrived at Libau and laid up.
9.1.1919: ST. KNUD and SEJRĜ left Copenhagen for Libau in order to take over SARATOV which was considered DFDS property. The Latvian Government seized the vessel and the expedition was in vain.
1919: Taken over by the Latvian Government, Riga.
1922: Taken over by Government Baltic Stean Ship Co., Petrograd and renamed SARATOFF.
14.1.1923: On voyage Riga - South Alloa with props grounded 20 miles N of Libau in a gale and wrecked.

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