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Name: HESPERIDES
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/11/1891
Completed: 01/1892
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 270
Dimensions: 819grt, 420nrt, 565dwt, 195.0 x 29.0 x 14.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (21, 33 & 54 x 36ins), 187nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
18/12/1891 La Sociedad Navegacion e Industria, Barcelona
1920 Cia Trasmediterranea, Barcelona
1931 Broken up
Comments: Accommodation for 40 x 1st Class & 25 x 2nd Class passengers
Designed for the Spain to Canary Islands service
Contract price 22036; Profit 1767-14-10d
1931: Broken up at Cala Figueras


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