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Name: TABOGA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/07/1898
Completed: 23/08/1898
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 345
Dimensions: 649grt, 348nrt, 735dwt, 185.0 x 31.1 x 12.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (21 & 42 x 27ins), 90rhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 109455
History:
23/08/1898 Pacific Steam Navigation Co Ltd, Liverpool
1909 Pinel Brothers, Panama
23/05/1911 Sank
Comments: Contract Price 17009; Profit 2132-15s-6d
Built for trading in Central America and South America
11/1901: Seized by the Colombian Government and used as an armed transport. Bombarded the Port of Buenaventura, during an uprising. A small Royal Naval gunboat PHEASANT was sent from Vancouver, to recover the ship, but she did not arrive in time
12/1901: Returned to owners
In due course the Columbian Government agreed to pay PSN 6000 in compensation
23/05/1911: Foundered off the coast of Los Santos, when on passage from Pedregal to Panama City. 60 of the100 passengers died