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Name: GALILEO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/04/1864
Completed: 1864
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 50
Dimensions: 1525grt, 1271nrt, 276.0 x 33.1 x 23.1ft
Engines: 2cyl (46 & 46 x 42ins), 150hp; (1875: C2cyl (37 & 66 x 42ins), 200nhp)
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Newcastle; (1874: J Jack, Rollo & Co, Liverpool)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 49894
History:
1864 Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate SN Co (Lamport & Holt), Liverpool
1869 TH Jackson, Liverpool; renamed JUAN
1874 J Jack & Co, Liverpool
1878 JB Palmer & Co, London
1882 W Banks, London
1884 TA Hinton, London
1888 Westcott & Lawrence, London
1898 H Diederichsen, Kiel
08/1898 Missing
Comments: 1875: Engine compounded by J Jack, Rollo & Co, Liverpool,
26/08/1898: Sailed from Hong Kong for Kiaochow
Subsequently posted missing, presumed sunk