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Name: NESTOR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/04/1868
Completed: 1868
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 89
Dimensions: 1869grt, 1414nrt, 313.6 x 32.8 x 20.3ft; (1871: Depth 27.9ft)
Engines: C2cyl (27 & 54 x 42ins), 150nhp
Engines by: R Stephenson & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 60078
History:
1868 Ocean SS Co Ltd (A Holt & Co), Liverpool
1894 Unknown owner, Japan; renamed DAISAN MAYOSHIMA MARU
1894 Fukunaga Shoshiki, Kobe; renamed MAYAYOSHI MARU No 3
09/11/1894 Lost by fire
Comments: Order for the vessel was transferred from Scott & Co, Greenock
who were in financial trouble at the time
09/11/1894: Lost by fire at Si-yuen-chang while transporting
troops during the Russo-Japanese War