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Name: PLAINMELLER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/07/1877
Completed: 25/08/1877
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 99
Dimensions: 1831grt, 1196nrt, 2750dwt, 280.2 x 34.2 x 25.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (32 & 62 x 42ins), 200nhp
Engines by: J Shaw & Co
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.5knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 76999
History: Watts, Milburn & Co, London
1879 Transferred to W Milburn & Co, London
10/11/1886 Missing
Comments: Contract Price 30050, Profit 1294-10s-8d
10/11/1886: Sailed from Otaru for Yokohama with a cargo of coal, last seen off Hakodato the next day