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Name: NAPIER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/03/1881
Completed: 1881
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 31
Dimensions: 1955grt, 1206nrt, 280.3 x 36.1 x 22.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (33 & 63 x 39ins), 187nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84851
History:
1881 James Wait, North Shields
1898 Matteo Katticich, Ragusa - Dubrovnik; renamed BALKAN D
1900 Soc Navigazione e Vapore Drustvo Balkan (M Katicic), Ragusa Dubrovnik
1903 Balkan D SS Co Ltd (S Mandolfo), Ragusa Dubrovnik
1907 Broken up
Comments: 24/05/1907: Stranded on Marmi Shoal near Orsera with a cargo of ore,
refloated and sold for breaking
1907: Broken up