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Steamship Line: Transports Maritimes Built: John Elder & Co., Glasgow, Scotland Year Built: 1882
Routes: Marseilles-South America
History:Launched as INSULINDE (Nederland), renamed BURGOMEISTER DEN TEX 1890. Acquired 1903 by Transports Maritimes. Later served mainly as a cruising yacht. 1914-Spanish URGUITO. Scrapped 1914.
Machinery:Twin-screw, 13 knots
Masts and funnels:2 masts, 1 funnel