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Name: NEPTHIS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/06/1877
Completed: 1877
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 344
Dimensions: 2010grt, 1298nrt, 310.0 x 34.1 x 24.7ft
Engines: C2cyl (35 & 70 x 48ins), 250nhp; (1919: T3cyl (20, 32 & 54 x 42ins), 189hp)
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle; (1919: Frontier Iron Works)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 76534
History:
1877 Moss Steam Ship Co Ltd (James Moss & Co), Liverpool
1896 AF Berneaud, Para
1917 Lloyd Nacional, Rio de Janeiro; renamed VICTORIA
1935 Renamed ARAGANO
1947 Cie Nacional de Navegacao Costeira Patrimonio Nacional, Rio de Janeiro
1951 Broken up
Comments: 17/10/1896: Sank at moorings at Para where used as a coal hulk.
1919: Converted back to a cargo vessel after a refit at New York
1919: Re-engined with an engine manufactured in 1892 from the C F BIELMAN
1951: Broken up in Brazil