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Name: SCORPIO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/09/1869
Completed: 1869
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 246
Dimensions: 885grt, 661nrt, 221.6 x 28.2 x 17.5ft
Engines: 2cyl (40 & 40 x 20ins), 120hp
Engines by: General Steam Navigation Co, London
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 63530
History:
1869 General Steam Navigation Company, London
08/12/1874 Missing
Comments: 08/12/1874: Sailed from Cardiff for Charente with a cargo of coal
Subsequently reported missing