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Name: FORTUNA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/06/1862
Completed: 1862
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 111
Dimensions: 666grt, 497nrt, 206.5 x 26.1 x 17.2ft
Engines: C4cyl (21, 21 & 38, 38 x 30ins), 98hp; (1874: CI2cyl (26.5 & 46 x 30ins), 90hp)
Engines by: W Young, Glasgow; (1874: D Rowan, Glasgow)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 45008
History:
1862 London Steam Navigation Co (Fenwick & Pickernell), London
1867 William Watt, Glasgow
1868 John Bell et al, Glasgow; registered at Glasgow
1888 James Clark, Glasgow
1898 Robert Russell, Glasgow
by 1904 Bell's Asia Minor Steamship Co Ltd, Liverpool
by 1907 Oscar Galea, Alexandria
No later history known
Comments: 27/01/1867: Stranded on Atherfield Point on the Isle of Wight
Subsequently refloated
Engine details may relate to a conversion in 1871
1874: Re-engined
1878: Reboilered
1920: Register closed