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Name: KEPLER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/02/1863
Completed: 1863
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 46
Dimensions: 1513grt, 1246nrt, 272.2 x 32.0 x 22.9ft; (1871: 2258grt, 1759nrt, 320.5 x 32.9 x 30.5ft)
Engines: 2cyl, 182hp; (1971: C2cyl (27 & 58 x 42ins), 180hp)
Engines by: R Stephenson & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 45921
History:
1863 Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate SN Co (Lamport & Holt), Liverpool
1878 Soc de Nav Royal Belge Sud Americaine, Antwerp
1902 Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate SN Co (Lamport & Holt), Liverpool
1903 Broken up
Comments: 1871: Lengthened and engine compounded by R Stephenson
1903: Broken up