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Name: POMONA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/07/1859
Completed: 1859
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 78
Dimensions: 1225grt, 996nrt, 251.5 x 29.0 x 20.8ft
Engines: Steam, 250hp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 20790
History:
1859 Malcolmson Brothers, Waterford
23/02/1860 Sank
Comments: 23/02/1860: Foundered in a storm, 5 miles off Gozo, near Malta
On a voyage from Odessa & Constantinople to London


Above press cutting is courtesy of Jon Broughton