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SZOT Visegrad (ex - Imre)

Visegrad seen at Margaret Island, Budapest in 1986. Photo by Gordon Stewart.
Built 1896 by Schonichen-Hartmann in Ujpest
Length : 56.4 m, breadth 6.0 m (12.0 m overall) : prior to the 1912 rebuild

Modernised in 1912 at the MFTR yard at Orsova, and lengthened to 63.4 m
Renamed "Visegrad" in 1912
In Austria between 1944 and 1947
Withdrawn in 1959 and sold to the SZOT Trades Union organisation
Continued to run cruises for trades unionists under the name SZOT Visegrad Udulohajo
Later moored as a hotel ship on the western side of Margaret Island, Budapest
Engines and paddle wheels removed
Scrapped in 1994

Internet link : Hungarian Ship Register

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