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Name: REGULUS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/10/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 13
Dimensions: 1419grt, 859nrt, 258.0 x 32.0 x 19.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (29 & 55 x 36ins), 157nhp
Engines by: J Dickinson & Sons, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 80531
History:
1878 Stephens & Mawson, Newcastle
1888 Red “R” SS Co Ltd (Stephens & Mawson), Newcastle
1897 Regulus SS Co Ltd (Harvey & Co), St John’s, Newfoundland
23/10/1910 Wrecked
Comments: 23/10/1910: Wrecked 12 miles from St John’s on a voyage from
Wabana to Sydney CB in ballast.