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Name: TASMANIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/04/1892
Completed: 06/1892
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 173
Dimensions: 2252grt, 1265nrt, 286.0 x 38.5 x 20.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (25, 41 & 67 x 42ins), 290nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 57634
History:
06/1892 Huddart, Parker & Co Ltd, Hobart
29/07/1897 Sank
Comments: 28/07/1897: Sank after striking a rock off Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
On a voyage from Sydney to Wellington


Above photo courtesy of the Allan Green Collection