Thursday, 15 February 2018

Dutch steam cargo ship Helena sold towards Turkey and renamed Atilla according to the Dutch magazine Schip en Werf dated 16 December 1932

An item reported that the steam cargo ship Helena was sold by W.H. van der Zee, Alexandria, Egypt to Kirzade Sevki ne Surekasi, Istanbul, Turkey and renamed Atilla. Built by Blyth S.B.&Dry Dock Company, Blyth, England in 1907. Of 1.201 gross register tons and 1.875 ton capacity.(1)

1. In 1930: call sign NWDM, 783 net register tons, dimensions 234.8 x 34.6 x 15.1 (hold) feet and 800ihp.