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Name: SAHARA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 1863
Completed: 1863
Builder: Marshall Bros
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 1316grt, 1073nrt, 238.4 x 32.2 x 17.0ft; (1867: 1316grt, 1022nrt)
Engines: 2cyl (46 & 46 x 36ins), 140nhp
Engines by: Marshall Bros, Willington Quay
Propulsion: 1 x Screw; also rigged as a Schooner
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 48661
History:
1863 Thomas Stephens & Co, London
1865 Anglo Egyptian Navigation Co Ltd, London
10/1867 David, Verbist & Co, Antwerp; renamed EMMA DAVID
10/1873 Louis Lemmé, Antwerp; renamed STAD BRUSSEL
1874 David, Verbist & Co, Antwerp; renamed PAULINE DAVID
1882 SA Anversoise d'Armement & Transports Maritimes, Antwerp
26/08/1883 Sank
Comments: 1872: New boilers
09/09/1880: Damaged in a collision at Constantinople, on a voyage from Malta to Odessa
She was at anchor when struck by the RICHARD ANNING. Subsequently repaired.
26/08/1883: Sank off Lagos, Portugal after grounding on rocks at Cap St Vincent
On a voyage from Cardiff to Odessa