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Name: POLYNESIA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/11/1881
Completed: 1881
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 430
Dimensions: 2196grt, 1426nrt, 298.7 x 36.0 x 23.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (35 & 68 x 45ins), 258nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1881 E Carr, Hamburg
1888 Hamburg-Amerika Packetfahrt AG, Hamburg
1903 Glafcke & Hennings, Hamburg
1904 Fratelli Degregori, Genoa
1921 OR Cichero, Genoa
28/08/1921 Sank
Comments: 28/08/1921: Sank after being mined 3 miles off Melita di Porto Salvo,
Straits of Messina on a voyage from Greece to Palermo with pyrites