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Name: RHEUBINA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 1879
Completed: 01/1879
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 96
Dimensions: 1490grt, 959nrt, 261.3 x 33.7 x 20.7ft
Engines: C2cyl (32 & 62 x 40ins), 180nhp
Engines by: Hawks, Crawshay & Sons, Gateshead
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79395
History:
01/1879 WY Edwards, Cardiff
1881 F Edwards, Cardiff
1881 Merchant SS Co Ltd, Liverpool; renamed GLENFYNE
1884 Edward C Thin, Liverpool
1887 Walter F Becker, London
1888 Renamed CITTA DI MESSINA
1891 Peirce, Becker & Ilardi, London
27/11/1892 Sank
Comments: 27/11/1892: Sank 85 miles off Capo Spartivento
On a voyage from Braila to Barcelona with a cargo of wheat