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Name: PORT DARWIN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/02/1884
Completed: 1884
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 249
Dimensions: 2425grt, 1626nrt, 300.1 x 37.4 x 27.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (33 & 70 x 45ins), 274nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 89546
History:
1884 Anglo-Australasian SN Co Ltd (W Milburn & Co), London
1892 A Coote & JH Ridley, London
1898 F Morgan, London
1901 E Morgan & Co, London
15/11/1905 Wrecked
Comments: 1892: Sale to Coote & Ridley, who were directors of Hawthorn, Leslie & Co,
was in part-exchange for a new vessel PORT HUNTER
15/11/1905: Wrecked 3 miles off La Guardia, Vigo on a voyage from
Honaine to Rotterdam with a cargo of minerals