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Name: TUNIS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/01/1873
Completed: 1873
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 274
Dimensions: 1374grt, 776nrt, 240.3 x 30.1 x 17.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (27 & 50 x 33ins), 110nhp;
(1889: Q4cyl (14.75, 18.5, 27.25 & 50.5 x 36ins), 110hp)
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland;
(1889: W Allan & Cox, Sunderland)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 68407
History:
1873 Nelson, Donkin & Co, London
1896 Tunis SS Co Ltd (HA Elphick), London
1899 M Roca Hermanos, Barcelona; renamed ADELA ROCA
1904 Cia Maritima Comercial (J Roca), Barcelona
08/12/1911 Wrecked
Comments: 1889: Engine quadrupled
08/12/1911: Wrecked at Pedrioz near La Coruna on a voyage from
San Esteban de Pravia to Valencia with coal.