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Name: MEDORA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/05/1864
Completed: 1864
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 151
Dimensions: 769grt, 588nrt, 201.3 x 28.0 x 17.4ft; (1872: 966grt, 619nrt, 230.5ft)
Engines: Steam, 90hp; (1872: C2cyl (25 & 48 x 30ins), 140nhp)
Engines by: (1872: R & W Hawthorn, Newcastle)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 50013
History:
1864 London Steam Navigation Co, London
1870 London Steam Ship Co, London
07/07/1876 Wrecked
Comments: 1872: Lengthened to 230.5ft
07/07/1876: Wrecked in fog, 25 miles N of Sagres, Portugal
On a voyage from Newport to Marseilles with a cargo of coal