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Name: PETERSBURG
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/03/1865
Completed: 1865
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 63
Dimensions: 1610grt, 1360nrt, 293.7 x 33.7 x 20.7ft
Engines: 2cyl (52 & 52 x 38ins), 180hp; (1879: C2cyl (30.5 & 52 x 36ins), 130hp)
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Newcastle; (1879: TM Tennant, Leith)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw & 3 masted sailing ship
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 52871
History:
1865 Donald R McGregor & Co., Leith
1878 Wm Thomson & Co, Leith
1891 M Schiaffino, Italy; renamed SANTA FE
1894 EA Bunge & J Born, Argentina; renamed NUEVO COLASTINE
28/07/1896 Sank
Comments: 1879: Engine compounded
28/07/1896: Sank after a collision on a voyage from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires


Above photo as PETERSBURG