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Name: FOXHALL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/10/1885
Completed: 19/11/1885
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 193
Dimensions: 843grt, 538nrt, 560dwt, 190.0 x 28.2 x 20.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 61 x 39ins), 200nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.5 knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 91886
History:
19/11/1885 Phipps & Co, London
1893 LC Fallon, USA
1895 New Orleans, Belize Royal Mail & Central American SS Co (Machoca Bros, managers), USA
1899 United Fruit Co, Boston
1906 United States & Porto Rico Nav Co; renamed RAMOS
1907 New York & Porto Rico SS Co (Sloan, Danehower & Co, managers)
12/07/1916 Sank
Comments: Built for the New Orleans Port Limon route, carrying fruit and coffee
Contract price 14600; Profit 473-4s-2d
12/07/1916: Foundered 310 miles NW of Watling Island
on passage from Philadelphia to Cartagena with a cargo of coal