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Name: LA PLATA launched as ZARA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched:
Completed: 1862
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 112
Dimensions: 1218grt, 969nrt, 249.6 x 30.5 x 21.9ft
Engines: 2cyl (40 & 40 x 30ins), 120hp
Engines by: Palmer Bros & Co, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 45009
History:
1862 AG Robinson, London
1869 William Thomas Henley, London
29/11/1874 Sank
Comments: Launched as ZARA
29/11/1874: Sank off Ushant