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Name: GALILEO
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/10/1872
Completed: 1873
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 150
Dimensions: 2263grt, 1446nrt, 343.2 x 35.1 x 27.7ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 70 x 48ins), 280nhp
Engines by: Maudsley, Sons & Field, London
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 69228
History:
1873 Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate SN Co (Lamport & Holt), Liverpool
1885 Soc Anon de Nav Royale Belge Sud-Américaine, Antwerp
08/1899 Broken up
Comments: Built with accommodation for 92 x 1st Class passengers
08/1899: Broken up at Genoa