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Name: WILCANNIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/04/1888
Completed: 14/07/1888
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 221
Dimensions: 2807grt, 1827nrt, 4060dwt, 325.8 x 40.2 x 25.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (27.5, 43.5 & 71 x 48ins), 450nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.3knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 95440
History:
14/07/1888 Blue Anchor Line (William Lund & Co), London
1897 Ocean Steamship Co Ltd (Alfred Holt, managers); renamed ANCHISES
1898 Nederlandsche Stoomvaart Mij "Oceaan", Amsterdam
1907 Ocean Steamship Co Ltd (Alfred Holt, managers), Liverpool
05/1910 Broken up
Comments: Contract Price 35000; Loss 1905-9s-6d
05/1910: Broken up at Briton Ferry by TW Ward