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Name: MINNESOTA
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 19/02/1867
Completed: 1867
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 199
Dimensions: 2888grt, 1964nrt, 335.4 x 42.5 x 20.3ft; (1870: 3008grt, 1951nrt, 42.5 x 27.8ft)
Engines: Steam, 350hp; (1875: C2cyl (44 & 78 x 54ins), 350nhp)
Engines by: (1875: J Jack Rollo & Co, Liverpool)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 55074
History:
1867 Liverpool & Great Western SS Co Ltd (Guion & Co), Liverpool
1875 Warren Line, Liverpool
1882 Unknown Owners, Spain; renamed VINUELAS
1886 Cia Trasatlantica, Spain; renamed SAN IGNACIO DE LOYOLA
1908 Broken up
Comments: Fitted for 72 x 1st Class & 800 x 2nd Class passengers
1870: Deepened to 27.8ft
1875: Re-engined


Painting as MINNESOTA copyright of University of Baltimore