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Name: TYCHO BRAHE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/07/1867
Completed: 1867
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 83
Dimensions: 1848grt, 1257nrt, 291.0 x 34.6 x 20.8ft; (1871: Depth 28.1ft)
Engines: 2cyl, 170hp; (18XX: C2cyl (28 & 58 x 45ins), 188nhp)
Engines by: R Stephenson & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 58897
History:
1867 Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate SN Co (Lamport & Holt), Liverpool
1878 Soc de Nav Royale Belge Sud-Americain, Antwerp
1892 Charles Wells & Co, London; renamed PALAIS ROYAL
1893 William Hurlbatt, London
1894 Idarei Massouieh, Constantinople; renamed TAIF
30/10/1908 Sank
Comments: 18XX: Original engine compounded
1892: Charles Wells was ‘the man who broke the bank at Monte Carlo’
30/10/1908: Sank after a collision with ss BAGDAD off Sereglio Point, Constantinople