Shipwreck of wheel steamship Patris.(Kea).

Paddle steam ship “Patris”, with a length of 220 feet, width of 28 feet, weight of 780 tones and a power of 180 horsepower. It was ordered with three similar ships by English shipyards. Its first name was “Othon”, then “Patris”, “Amalia”, “Vyzantio” and “Eptanisos”. On 23/02/1868, the ship with almost 500 passengers left from Piraeus to Syros. During the night and because of some wrong calculations of the captain, the ship crashed into Koundouros reef and sunk without any human losses.

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