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Monday, November 5th 2012, 5:45pm

Auxillary Ships


El Amira Fawzia
Built by Swan Hunter, 1929, 2,640 tons, 275x36x14 feet, 2,130ihp triple expansion engines, 14kts, complement 79, fitted as transport for 400 soldiers and 40 horses and in peacetime used as a coastal steamer for tourist traffic.

Built by Howaldt, Kiel, 1905, 620 tons, 187.75x35x8.5 feet, 360ihp triple expansion engine, 7 kts, complement 47

Nile (ex-Al Sarea)
Built by J.S. White & Co., 1936, 20 tons, 55x11.5x3 feet, armament: two Vickers .661in heavy machine guns, two 450bhp Kermath petrol engines, 35 kts, complement 9

Research Vessel

Built by Swan Hunter, 1930, 618 tons, 138x23.6x13.6 feet, 650ihp triple expansion engines, 11 kts, complement 39

Lighthouse Tender

Built by A. & Ch. de la Loire, Nantes, 1911, 1428 grt, 246.6x31.9x 13.5 feet, 1200ihp triple expansion engine, 10kts, complement 63, currently serves in the Red Sea