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Name: MINERVA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/12/1883
Completed: 1884
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 531
Dimensions: 1376grt, 239.7 x 34.4 x 17.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 57 x 36ins), 140nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1884 T Svanøe, Bergen
27/08/1887 Wrecked
Comments: 27/08/1887: Wrecked off Cape Spartivento
On a voyage from Newport to Cagliari