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Name: IDAHO
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/10/1897
Completed: 05/1898
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 227
Dimensions: 6308grt, 3802nrt, 460.0 x 50.1 x 31.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (31, 52 & 91 x 60ins), 874nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 109025
History:
05/1898 T Wilson, Sons & Co Ltd, Hull
1902 Cia Sud-Americana de Navegacion, Valparaiso; renamed RANCAGUA
1906 Government of Chile, Valparaiso
1931 Sank
Comments: 1930: Laid up at Talcahuano
28/03/1931: Scuttled by the Chilean Navy off Quiriguine Island


Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 28/10/1897