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Name: PORT CAROLINE
Type: Cargo ship
Launched: 04/12/1888
Completed: 02/1889
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 25
Dimensions: 3713grt, 2311nrt, 378.5 x 44.1 x 20.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (30, 49 & 82 x 60ins), 521nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 95529
History:
02/1889 Anglo-Australasian Steam Navigation Co Ltd (W Milburn & Co), London
1893 J Jover y Costas, Barcelona; renamed J JOVER SERRA
1918 Hijos de Jose Taya, Barcelona; renamed ROGGER DE LLURIA
14/04/1920 Sank
Comments: 11/04/1920: Caught fire at Santa Cruz de Teneriffe & burned out there
On a voyage from New Orleans to Barcelona with cotton and sugar
14/04/1920: Sank at Santa Cruz de Teneriffe