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Name: PLATON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/11/1887
Completed: 12/1887
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 8
Dimensions: 1034grt, 780nrt, 212.5 x 30.2 x 21.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (17, 28 & 47 x 30ins), 123nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
12/1887 Russian Co for Sea, River & Land Insurance & Conveyance of Goods
1905 Russian Transport & Insurance Co, Odessa
1907 Broken up
Comments: 01/07/1905: Scuttled by fire at Odessa, not repaired
1907: Broken up