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Name: PORT PHILLIP
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/10/1883
Completed: 1883
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 244
Dimensions: 2671grt, 1732nrt, 317.0 x 37.2 x 20.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (37 & 72 x 48ins), 350nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 89488
History:
1883 Anglo-Australasian Steam Navigation Co Ltd (W Milburn & Co), London
1896 Blyth Steam Shipping Co Ltd (Petersen, Tate & Co), London; renamed BLYTH
1897 Broken up
Comments: 17/10/1897: Wrecked at Homo Gadd near Umea (63.39N 20.55E)
On a voyage from Lulea to Rotterdam with a cargo of iron ore
1897: Subsequently refloated & broken up