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Name: RIVERINA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/07/1887
Completed: 27/08/1887
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 218
Dimensions: 2883grt, 1865nrt, 4153dwt, 325.0 x 40.0 x 25.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 42 & 69 x 48ins), 400nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 94314
History:
27/08/1887 Blue Anchor Line (William Lund & Co), London
28/01/1890 Wrecked
Comments: Contract Price 35000; Profit 236-7s-2d
28/01/1890: Wrecked on Ram Head, near Gabo Island, Victoria
On a voyage from Melbourne to Sydney with general cargo