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Name: DARDANUS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/05/1886
Completed: 1886
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 263
Dimensions: 2502grt, 1551nrt, 326.8 x 35.7 x 26.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (27 & 58 x 50ins), 182nhp
Engines by: Robert Stephenson & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 93671
History:
1886 Ocean Steam Ship Co (A Holt & Co), Liverpool
1894 Nippon Yusen KK, Tokyo; renamed OTARU MARU
1585 Scuttled
Comments: 03/05/1904: Scuttled by the Japanese Navy in the western entrance to
Port Arthur as a blockship