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Name: PALMYRA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/01/1866
Completed: 1866
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 184
Dimensions: 795grt, 622nrt, 211.3 x 28.1 x 17.4ft; (1872: 960grt, 707nrt, 235.5ft)
Engines: 2cyl (26 & 26 x 33ins), 98hp; (1872: C2cyl (25 & 48 x 30ins), 140hp)
Engines by: Palmer’s SB & Iron Co Ltd; (1872: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 54654
History:
1866 London Steamship Co Ltd, London
1886 J Fenwick & Son
No later history known
Comments: 1872: Lengthened to 235.5ft & engine compounded
1892: Still listed in MNL
1899: Register closed