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Name: NEBRASKA (launched as IRELAND)
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 07/04/1967
Completed: 1867
Builder: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 162
Dimensions: 3327grt, 2262nrt, 367.5 x 42.3 x 20.2ft
Engines: 2cyl (72 & 72 x 42ins), 400hp; (1873: CI4cyl (36, 36 & 72, 72 x 42ins), 400nhp)
Engines by: Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 55091
History:
1867 Charles M Palmer, Newcastle; registered at Liverpool
1874 John Hall, Newcastle; registered at Newcastle
1875 George Loram; registered at London; renamed VICTORIA
1877 John B Palmer, London
1881 Victoria SS Co Ltd (J Fernie), Liverpool
1887 Broken up
Comments: Ordered for National Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Liverpool
1871: Deepened to 28.0ft, then 3988grt, 2984grt
1872: Deepened to 35.3ft
1873: Engine compounded by Palmer's Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd