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Name: TAGUS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/1872
Completed: 09/1872
Builder: Cole Bros
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 16
Dimensions: 1350grt, 953nrt, 229.0 x 30.4 x 16.6ft
Engines: CI2cyl (26 & 50 x 24ins), 95nhp
Engines by: J & W Dudgeon, London
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 68360
History:
09/1872 H Bucknall & Sons, Newcastle
1890 Bucknall Nephews, Newcastle
1897 A Gardella y Cia, Buenos Aires
1900 SN Savas , Buenos Aires
1901 SN Savas y Hermanos, Buenos Aires
1904 N Mihanovic, Buenos Aires
1905 C Ortelli, Buenos Aires; renamed SPARTA
1908 Nav a Vap Nicolas Mihanovich SA, Buenos Aires
1909 SA de Nav Sud Atlantica, Buenos Aires
1915 FA Marcallo, Antonina; renamed LAPA
1917 Lloyd Nacional, Rio de Janeiro
22/05/1917 Sank
Comments: 22/05/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U47 130nm WSW Gibraltar
On a voyage from Santos to Marseilles with a cargo of coffee