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Name: SEMIRAMIDE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/09/1877
Completed: 11/1877
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 347
Dimensions: 1794grt, 1165nrt, 270.0 x 36.2 x 24.4ft
Engines: CI2cyl (35 & 63 x 36ins), 165nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 76214
History:
21/11/1877 Henry R Tully, Newcastle
12/08/1879 Sank
Comments: 12/08/1879: Sank after a collision with CORSICA, about 290 miles WxN of Penzance
On a voyage from Boston to Liverpool carrying passengers, cattle & general cargo