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Name: VILLE DE PARA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/06/1882
Completed: 1882
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 124
Dimensions: 2356grt, 1387nrt, 285.0 x 37.3 x 26.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (37 & 70 x 45ins), 288nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1882 Soc Postale Française de l’Atlantique, Le Havre
1883 Cie Française de Nav à Vapeur Chargeurs Réunis, Le Havre
11/10/1884 Sank
Comments: 11/10/1884: Sank on a reef off Gando Point, Las Palmas
On a voyage from Le Havre to Montevideo


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

The Newcastle Courant, Friday, 02/06/1882

The Newcastle Courant, Friday, 11/08/1882