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Name: RUTHENIA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/06/1891
Completed: 08/1891
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 572
Dimensions: 5305grt, 3347nrt, 421.0 x 48.0 x 24.8ft
Engines: 2 x T3cyl (24.5, 40 & 68 x 45ins), 600nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 99308
History:
08/1891 City of Liverpool Steam Navigation Co Ltd (D & C Maciver), Liverpool
1892 Ocean Transport Co Ltd (Elder, Dempster & Co), Liverpool; renamed MARIPOSA
1893 African SS Co Ltd (Elder, Dempster & Co), Liverpool
24/09/1895 Wrecked
Comments: 24/09/1895: Wrecked at Forteau Point, Labrador
On a voyage from Montreal to Liverpool with general cargo


Above photo as MARIPOSA copyright of Agenzia Bozzo