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Name: DANTE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/05/1874
Completed: 1874
Builder: John Softley & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 1743grt, 1133nrt, 275.8 x 33.6 x 24.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (31 & 59.5 x 36ins), 160nhp
Engines by: J Dickinson & Co, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 70583
History:
1874 Glover Bros, London; registered at London
30/12/1875 Sank
Comments: 30/12/1875: Sank after collision with GRONSVAER 20 miles south of Tuskar Rock


Nottinghamshire Guardian, Friday, 07/01/1876