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Name: LA PLATA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/11/1865
Completed: 05/1866
Builder: Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 167
Dimensions: 1394grt, 948nrt, 251.0 x 32.1 x 21.4ft; (1875: 1779grt, 1153nrt, 298.3 x 32.1 x 21.5ft)
Engines: 2cyl, 250hp; (1875: C4cyl (26 & 48 x 26ins),250hp)
Engines by: Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 49739
History:
05/1866 Malcolmson Brothers, Waterford
11/1867 Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate SN Co, Liverpool
04/1869 JF Smith & HE Fry, London
09/1869 Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate SN Co, Liverpool
05/1874 William Bailey & William Leetham, Hull
01/1875 Wm Bailey, Sarah Leetham & HC Gleadhow, Hull
08/1875 William Bailey, Hull
08/1875 Empreza Luzitana (Bailey & Co), Lisbon
08/1881 William Bailey, Hull
10/1883 Walter S Bailey, AK Rollit & Wm Goddard, Hull
02/07/1886 Wrecked
Comments: 1875: Converted to C4cyl by Bailey & Leetham, Hull
1875: Lengthened
02/07/1886: Wrecked off Hantsholm on a voyage from the
Tyne to Reval with a cargo of coal and bricks.