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Name: OTWAY TOWER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/08/1880
Completed: 08/10/1880
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 125
Dimensions: 1845grt, 1209nrt, 2750dwt, 218.6 x 35.2 x 22.8ft
Engines: CI2cyl (31 & 62 x 48ins), 225nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 82806
History:
08/10/1880 Stumore, Weston & Co, London
1886 Schiaffino & Solari, Genoa; renamed SAN MARCO
13/11/1887 Missing
Comments: Contract Price 28026, Loss 136-16s-10d
13/11/1887: Sailed from Cardiff with a cargo of coal, never heard of again.