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Name: MORGAN RICHARDS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/05/1877
Completed: 1877
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 349
Dimensions: 969grt, 619nrt, 220.6 x 31.1 x 17.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (27 & 51 x 33ins), 99nhp; (1892: T3cyl (17, 28 & 46 x 33ins), 119nhp)
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd; (1892: J Dickinson & Sons, Sunderland)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 76509
History:
1877 R Nicholson & Sons, Liverpool
1898 FH Powell & Co, Liverpool; renamed TRUTHFUL
1907 Cia Pesca y Navegacion, Valparaiso; renamed CONCEPCION
1910 R Campbell, Valparaiso; renamed TITO
1913 Renamed TARAPACA
1914 Alberto Haverbeck, Valdivia; renamed TEJA
23/04/1923 Sank
Comments: 1892: Engine tripled
23/04/1923: Sank after striking a rock off Punta de Lobos,
50 miles south of Iquique, Chile