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Name: VENUS
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/02/1890
Completed: 08/1890
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 153
Dimensions: 1094grt, 627nrt, 230.7 x 31.2 x 11.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 35 & 57 x 36ins), 246nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 13.5 knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
08/1890 Det Bergenske Dampskibsselskab, Bergen
1930 Renamed SYLVIA
Q4/1933 Broken up
Comments: Owned by Arthur Holland & Co at time of launch. Sold before completion
Q4/1933: Broken up at Stavanger by Brodrene Anda


Above photo as VENUS is copyright of the Norsk Maritimt Museum, Anders Beer Wilse Collection

Shields Daily Gazette, Wednesday, 05/02/1890