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Name: WHAMPOA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/10/1873
Completed: 02/1874
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 300
Dimensions: 3835grt, 2487nrt, 399.5 x 42.2 x 28.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (52 & 98 x 52ins), 500hp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 68517
History:
13/02/1874 William Milburn (Watts, Milburn & Co), London
1877 Watts, Milburn & Co, London
1879 R Rubattino & Co, Genoa; renamed MANILLA
1880 Soc per la Navigazione a Vapore Raffaele Rubattino & Co, Genoa
1881 Navigazione Generale Italiana, Genoa
02/1905 Broken up
Comments: Accommodation for 60 x 1st Class passengers
02/1905: Broken up at Genoa


Above photo as MANILLA is courtesy of Piero Casiglia

Jarrow Express, Saturday, 14/02/1874