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Name: LOBELIA launched as ALERT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/12/1883
Completed: 12/1883
Builder: T & W Toward
Yard: Low Benwell, Newcastle
Yard Number: 5
Dimensions: 426grt, 258nrt, 160.7 x 23.4 x 12.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (21 & 38 x 24ins), 59nhp
Engines by: Wapping Engineering Works Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 89516
History:
12/1883 Charles T Leach, London
1887 Corradini Bros, Leghorn, Italy; renamed MASCHAL ANDREA
1892 SA Agrumaria Etnea, Catania, Italy; renamed AGRUMARIA
01/11/1912 Wrecked
Comments: 12/1883: Launched as ALERT for CT Leach
01/11/1912: Wrecked off Brazza Island
On a voyage from Trieste to Metcovich in ballast