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Name: PRETORIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/08/1877
Completed: 1877
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 351
Dimensions: 1253grt, 816nrt, 230.3 x 32.2 x 19.9ft
Engines: C2cyl (28 & 50 x 36ins), 136nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 77009
History:
1877 Joseph F Cohen, London
1884 Manager JF Bowden, London
1886 Manager JT Bowden, London
1888 Manager J Wright & Co, London & Glasgow
16/11/1892 Burned out
Comments: 16/11/1892: Burned out & sank when 6 miles off Ile de Sein
on a voyage from Glasgow to Bordeaux with a cargo of coal.