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BurdenBuiltShipowner or operator Dimensions
4,233 gross 1904 at Aberdeen by Hall, Russell & Co. Ltd. Wilson Line, Hull, England 370ft x 46.2ft x 18.5ft  
 1904 Launched as the Inanda for Charante S.S. CoAtlantic Journey ID 4137
 1920 Bought by Wilson Line - renamed OrlandoAtlantic Journey ID 4138
 1920 Kristiania - Hull   
 1932 Sold for scrappingAtlantic Journey ID 4139
The information listed above is not the complete record of the ship. The information was collected from a multitude of sources, and new information will be added as it emerges
The Orlando (2) was built in 1904 by Hall, Russell & Co. Ltd. in Aberdeen as the Inanda for Charante S.S. Co. in Liverpool. Tonnage was 4 233 tons gross, 3 468 under deck and 2 646 net. Dimensions: 370 feet long, 46,2 feet beam and holds 18,5 feet deep, poop 62 feet long, bridge 135 feet long and forecastle 36 feet long. Bar keel 2½ inches. She was a steel construction, single screw, had 1 steel deck and steel spar deck sheathed in teak, deep framing and 6 cemented bulkheads. She was fitted with electric light and wireless, had cellular double bottom aft 110 feet long, under engine and boilers 72 feet long, forward 132 feet long, 696 tons; flat keel. Propulsion: triple expansion engine with 3 cylinders of 26½, 44 and 78 inches diameter respectively; stroke 48 inches; operating at 180 p.s.i.; 525 nominal horsepower; 6 single ended boilers; 18 corrugated furnaces; grate surface 326 sq. ft.; heating surface 9,954 sq. ft. The engine was built by the same company as the hull. The Orlando had accommodation for 76 passengers 1st class and 620 on 3rd class. She was bought by Wilson Line of Hull in 1920, and renamed "Orlando" She was sold for scrapping in 1932. [The Wilson Line of Hull, 1831-1981 by A.G.Credland & M.Thompson] [Lloyd's register of shipping] (Information submitted by Gilbert Provost)


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