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Name: FIJIAN
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/04/1886
Completed: 06/1886
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 570
Dimensions: 988grt, 633nrt, 215.0 x 30.2 x 15.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (18.5, 31 & 49 x 36ins), 130nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 93519
History:
06/1886 GW Nicoll & Co, Sydney NSW
1889 Union Steamship Company of New Zealand Ltd, Dunedin
13/05/1889 Wrecked
Comments: Accommodation for 24 x passengers
13/05/1889: Wrecked at Tanna Island, New Hebrides
On a voyage from Melbourne to the New Hebrides


Above photo shows the wreck at Tanna Island. Photographer unknown

Shields Daily Gazette, Saturday, 24/04/1886