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Name: MANHATTAN
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/05/1866
Completed: 07/1866
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 197
Dimensions: 2869grt, 1951nrt, 335.0 x 42.5 x 27.8ft
Engines: 2cyl (60 & 60 x 42ins), 350hp; (1874: C2cyl (35 & 60 x 42ins), 345nhp);
(1886: T3cyl (26, 42 & 68 x 42ins), 250nhp)
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd; (1874: Fawcett, Preston & Co, Liverpool);
(1886: W Doxford & Sons, Sunderland)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 54994
History:
26/07/1866 Liverpool & Great Western Steamship Co Ltd (Guion & Co), Liverpool
1875 Warren Line, Liverpool; renamed MASSACHUSETTS
1881 Thistle Line, Liverpool; renamed CITY OF LINCOLN
1884 P Pomes y Bordas, Barcelona; renamed SOLIS
1885 Steam Ship "City of Lincoln" Co Ltd, Liverpool; renamed CITY OF LINCOLN
1888 Alex Cassels, Liverpool
1893 William HR Ross, Liverpool
1898 William Samson, Buenos Ayres; registered at Liverpool
15/08/1902 Wrecked
Comments: Accommodation for 72 x 1st Class & 800 x 2nd Class passengers
Built for the Liverpool & Queenstown to New York service
1874: Engine compounded
1886: Re-engined with a Doxford engine
15/08/1902: Wrecked in Table Bay after anchor cables parted in a storm


Newcastle Daily Chronicle, Monday, 16/07/1866