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Name: PLATO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/12/1877
Completed: 1878
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 184
Dimensions: 1684grt, 1081nrt, 290.0 x 33.3 x 24.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (26 & 58 x 42ins), 170nhp
Engines by: R Stephenson & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 78756
History:
1878 Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate SN Co (Lamport & Holt), Liverpool
01/03/1892 Abandoned, presumed sank
Comments: 29/02/1892: Propeller shaft broke on a voyage from Liverpool to Brazil
01/03/1892: Abandoned when 90 miles SW of the Lizard