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Name: URANIA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/07/1891
Completed: 10/09/1891
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 267
Dimensions: 1110grt, 706nrt, 1046dwt, 220.0 x 32.0 x 12.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 37 & 60 x 39ins), 253nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.5knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
10/09/1891 Finska Angfartygs A/B (L Krogius, manager), Helsingfors
03/02/1913 Sank
Comments: Accommodation for 20 x 1st, 14 x 2nd & 16 x 3rd Class passengers
Contract Price 22708-06s-04d; Profit 473-13s-8d
03/02/1913: Sank after a collision with FANCY off Kullen
On a voyage from Hull to Copenhagen with general cargo & passengers


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