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Name: TAKAO
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/01/1897
Completed: 08/02/1897
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 329
Dimensions: 1647grt, 1021nrt, 2330dwt, 252.6 x 35.0 x 13.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (21.5, 36 & 59 x 39ins), 237nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.0knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
08/02/1897 Osaka Shosen Kabushiki Kaisha, Osaka
1898 Renamed TAKOW MARU
30/01/1900 Wrecked
Comments: Accommodation for 10 x 1st, 24 x 2nd & 200 x Steerage Class passengers
Contract Price 23492; Loss 94-13s-5d
30/01/1900: Wrecked on Iwonose Hirado, Kiushu Island
On a voyage from Kobe to Nagasaki carrying general cargo


Shields Daily Gazette, Tuesday, 19/01/1897