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Name: LAPLACE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/08/1866
Completed: 1866
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 81
Dimensions: 1194grt, 812nrt, 257.4 x 31.2 x 20.0ft (1874: 1410grt, 901nrt, Depth 27.0ft)
Engines: 2cyl, 90hp; (1874: C2cyl (22 & 50 x 42ins, 135nhp)
Engines by: R Stephenson & Co, Newcastle; (1874: Re-engined by Fawcett, Preston & Co, Liverpool)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 55024
History:
1866 Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate SN Co (Lamport & Holt), Liverpool
08/1894 Compania Pernambucana de Nav, Pernambuco; renamed CAPIBARIBE
1917 Broken up
Comments: 1917: Broken up