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Name: DEVON
Type: Passenger Refrigerated Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/11/1896
Completed: 06/02/1897
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 340
Dimensions: 5489grt, 3546nrt, 420.0 x 54.0 x 28.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (30, 48 & 78 x 54ins), 505nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 108171
History:
06/02/1897 Federal Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
25/08/1913 Wrecked
Comments: 25/08/1913: Wrecked at Pencarrow Head near Wellington
On a voyage from Montreal to Wellington carrying general cargo


Photo copyright of the Alexander Turnbull Collection