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Name: DIOMED
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/01/1868
Completed: 1868
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 85
Dimensions: 1848grt, 1201nrt, 291.5 x 34.5 x 20.7ft (1871: Depth 28.3ft)
Engines: C2cyl (28 & 58 x 45ins), 170nhp
Engines by: R Stephenson & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 60046
History:
1868 Ocean SS Co Ltd (A Holt & Co), Liverpool
1894 Yamamoto Tosuke, Osaka; renamed GENZAN MARU
08/10/1903 Wrecked
Comments: Order for the vessel was transferred from Scott & Co, Greenock who were
in financial trouble at the time
08/10/1903: Wrecked at Nemouro on Hokkaido