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Name: PARANAGUA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/08/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 366
Dimensions: 1653grt, 1291nrt, 269.5 x 33.8 x 23.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (34 & 62 x 42ins), 220nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1878 Hamburg-Sudamerikanische Dampfs Ges, Hamburg
1892 F Laeisz, Hamburg; renamed EURIPOS
24/08/1893 Sank
Comments: Accommodation for 20 x 1st & 100 x steerage passengers
Designed for the Hamburg to Argentina service
24/08/1893: Sank after a collision with British ss ROUMELIA in the
Sea of Marmara on a voyage from Novorossiysk to Hamburg