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Name: LAURIUM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/08/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 102
Dimensions: 1587grt, 927nrt, 259.0 x 32.3 x 16.9ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 58 x 36ins), 168nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1879 J Mesnier, Le Havre
1881 Bossière et Cie, Le Havre
1887 Cie Maritime du Pacifique, Le Havre
1889 Booth Steamship Co Ltd, Liverpool; renamed GREGORY
1897 Cia de Cabotagem do Grão Para, Para; renamed MARAJO
1900 Renamed GUAJARA
1901 Empreza de Navegacao Gram Para (F Gomes & Co), Para
1907 Lloyd Brazileiro, Para
No later history known
Comments: 1931: Converted to a pontoon


Western Mail, Wednesday, 06/08/1879