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Name: FRANCESCO CRISPI
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/05/1891
Completed: 08/1891
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 657
Dimensions: 2628grt, 1767nrt, 323.0 x 40.3 x 17.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (28, 45 & 74 x 48ins), 441nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a; (1895: 104812)
History:
08/1891 Italo-Britannica Royal Italian Mail SN Co Ltd (E & E Arbib), Naples
1893 Managers Galbraith, Pembroke & Co, London
1895 Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd, Sydney NSW; renamed MARLOO
27/09/1914 Wrecked
Comments: 27/09/1914: Wrecked 13 miles south of Sandy Cape, Fraser Island
On a voyage from Mackay to Brisbane with a cargo of sugar


Above photo as MARLOO copyright of Allen Green

Above photo as MARLOO courtesy of Photoship

Above photo of the wreck of MARLOO is courtesy of Photoship

Shields Daily Gazette, Saturday, 09/05/1891