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Name: PELOTAS
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/06/1891
Completed: 16/09/1891
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 265
Dimensions: 1612grt, 936nrt, 500dwt, 275.4 x 34.7 x 11.9ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (18, 28 & 46 x 30ins), 225nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 13.9knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
16/09/1891 Lloyd Brazileiro, Rio de Janeiro
30/06/1892 Wrecked
Comments: Contract Price 44052; Profit 3776-4s-6d.
Accommodation for 80 x 1st Class & 220 x Steerage Class passengers
Used for coastal services only
30/06/1892: Wrecked off Cape Colonia
On a voyage from Rio de Janeiro to Montevideo