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Name: PORT FAIRY
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/10/1887
Completed: 10/12/1887
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 212
Dimensions: 2539grt,1644nrt, 2960dwt, 330.0 x 38.3 x 26.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 43 & 71 x 48ins), 450nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 94340
History:
02/12/1887 W Milburn & Co, London
1892 JA Andresen, Oporto; renamed DONNA MARIA
1896 JA Andresen Successores, Oporto
1907 Booth Steamship Co (1900) Ltd; registered at Liverpool; renamed PORT FAIRY
1909 Ellerman Lines Ltd, Liverpool; renamed ITALIAN
06/05/1913 Broken up
Comments: Accommodation for 30 x 1st and 500 x 3rd Class passengers
Contract Price 33000; Profit 3294-19s-5d
Ordered by J Patton & Co, London, but sold before launch
06/05/1913: Broken up by Thos W Ward at Preston


Above photo as PORT FAIRY is copyright of FC Gould

Lloyd's List, Wednesday, 14/12/1887