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Name: VILLE D’ORAN
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/04/1880
Completed: 19/06/1880
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 123
Dimensions: 1936grt, 808nrt, 1000dwt, 309.7 x 33.4 x 16.7ft
Engines: C2cyl (42 & 80 x 48ins), 300nhp; (1890: T3cyl (30.75, 42 & 80 x 48ins), 443nhp)
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker; (1890: By same engine builder)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.1knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
19/06/1880 Cie Generale Transatlantique, Marseilles
08/1921 Broken up at Genoa.
Comments: Contract price £44250, Loss £6248-14s-1d
Designed to carry 65 x 1st, 57 x 2nd and 58 x 3rd Class passengers, plus 350 troops
Operating on the Marseilles to Oran service
1890: Complete refit, with new accommodation, engine, boilers etc


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