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Name: WONIORA
Type: Cargo Ship
Keel: 12/02/1863
Launched: 16/04/1863
Completed: 09/05/1863 (trials)
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune, Low Walker
Yard Number: 20
Dimensions: 226grt, 160nrt, 250dwt, 141.0 x 20.1 x 10.4ft
Engines: 2cyl (30 & 30 x 24ins), 90nhp
Engines by: J Thompson, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.75knots
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 46448
History:
1863 Lloyd, & McArthur, London
1863 Lloyd & Co ( Bulli Coal Mining Co), Sydney
28/10/1882 Sank
Comments: Raised quarter deck type with engines aft and rigged as a three
masted schooner for passage to Australia
Built for the Newcastle NSW to Sydney coal and coasting trade
Contract price 6800; Profit 620
28/10/1882: Foundered off Botany in exceptionally bad weather.