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Name: STYX
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/10/1872
Completed: 1872
Builder: John Softley & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 87
Dimensions: 861grt, 547nrt, 209.2 x 29.0 x 14.7ft
Engines: CI2cyl (25 & 50 x 33ins), 98nhp
Engines by: Ouseburn Engineering Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 65447
History:
1872 George Dryden Dale, North Shields
by 1878 Segovia, Candra & Co, Seville
27/04/1886 Sank
Comments: Ordered while Softley was still in partnership with John Readhead
27/04/1886: Sunk after a collision at Cartagena