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Name Official number Flag IMO
SIRIO    ITA   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1883  24/03/1883   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer 3 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Robert Napier & Sons, Govan   385 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
3942 grt / 2384 nrt / 380.0 ft  42.1 ft  24.9 ft   
Engine builder Robert Napier & Sons, Govan
Engine detail
C2cyl (51, 72 x 60in), 850nhp, 14kn, 1-screw

Re-engined in 1891 to T3cyl with an increase of speed to 15 knots
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Raggio & Co, Genoa  Genoa   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1885 Navigazione Generale Italiana, Genoa 
Vessel history
For Italy-Argentina service
16/6/1883 on trials
22/6/1883 sailed Greenock for Genoa
15/7/1883 sailed Genoa on maiden voyage to Las Palmas, Montevideo and Buenos Aires 
Remarks
passengers: 1320, 80 x 1st, 40 x 2nd, 1200 x 3rd 
End year Fate / Status
1906  Wrecked 04/08/1906 
Disposal Detail
04/08/1906 wrecked off Bajos Hormijas near Cabo Palos, Spain with the loss of 442 lives, on passage Genoa for Buenos Aires with emigrants and general cargo 
 

 



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