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Name: WELLESLEY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/01/1870
Completed: 1870
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 251
Dimensions: 1204grt, 737nrt, 231.7 x 30.3 x 19.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (25 & 50 x 33ins), 99nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 63568
History:
1870 Palmer, Hall & Co Ltd (James Hall), London
1876 Hall Brothers, London
1881 Navigazione Generale Italiana, Palermo; renamed CALABRIA
12/12/1891 Sank
Comments: 12/12/1891: Sank after an explosion off Sturla, Genoa
On a voyage from Genoa to Livorno