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Name: H H MEIER
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/09/1891
Completed: 03/1892
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 573
Dimensions: 5475grt, 3342nrt, 421.0 x 48.0 x 29.2ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (24.5, 40 & 66 x 45ins), 592nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 13.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
03/1892 Norddeutscher Lloyd, Bremen
1901 Cia Trasatlantica, Barcelona; renamed MANUEL CALVO
1953 Soc Mercantil Transoceanica Hispana, Barcelona; renamed DRAGO
12/1958 Broken up
Comments: Launched as LUCANIA for City of Liverpool SN Co Ltd (D & C Maciver)
1939: Reduced to cargo only
12/1958: Broken up at Erandio, Bilbao by Don Manuel Varela


Above photo as MANUEL CALVO courtesy of Richard Cox