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Name: IXIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/10/1881
Completed: 1881
Builder: Tyne lron Shipbuilding Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 35
Dimensions: 1970grt, 1254nrt, 287.0 x 37.0 x 21.9ft
Engines: C2cyl (33 & 63 x 39ins), 180nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84858
History:
1881 Joseph Robinson & Co, North Shields
14/10/1895 Transferred to Stag Line Ltd, North Shields
1916 Tres Ltd (Houlder, Middleton & Co Ltd, managers), London
1917 Renamed SAGUA
1921 United States Food Products Corp, USA
1922 Sagua Corporation, (CD Mallory & Co, managers), Dominica
1923 Macoris SS Corporation, Dominica
1930 Broken up
Comments: 1881: Cost 27,900
1911: Fitted for the carriage of molasses in bulk


Photo courtesy of Clive Ketley