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Name: VIRGINIA
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 18/06/1863
Completed: 1863
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 121
Dimensions: 2876grt, 2488nrt, 341.8 x 41.2 x 20.4ft; (1871: 4295grt, 3242nrt, 390.7 x 41.3 x 35.3ft)
Engines: Steam, 350hp; (1872: CI2cyl (50 & 85 x 48ins), 400nhp)
Engines by: (1872: Laird Bros, Birkenhead)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 45170
History:
1863 Fernie Brothers, Liverpool
1872 National SN Co Ltd, Liverpool; renamed GREECE
1896 Broken up
Comments: 1871: Rebuilt
1872: Re-engined