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Name: URUGUAY
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/11/1883
Completed: 01/1884
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 464
Dimensions: 2039grt, 1348nrt, 285.4 x 36.7 x 24.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (34 & 68 x 42ins), 220nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
01/1884 Hamburg-Sudamerikanische Dampfschiffahrts-Ges, Hamburg
30/09/1895 Wrecked
Comments: Accommodation for 30 x 1st Class and 260 x steerage passengers
30/09/1895: Wrecked at Cabo Frio on a voyage from Montevideo to Hamburg


Above photo copyright of Tyne & Wear Museums