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Name: TUNA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 1885
Completed: 1885
Builder: HS Edwards & Sons
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 31
Dimensions: 163grt, 85nrt, 111.0 x 19.2 x 9.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (17 & 32 x 22ins), 40nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 53527
History:
1885 George EG Richardson, Napier, New Zealand
1887 Cowasjee Dinshaw & Bros, Bombay
No later history known
Comments: 08/1885: Wrecked on her delivery voyage, 9 miles east of Aden
Subsequently salvaged and sold to Bombay owners
1896: Still listed in MNL