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Name Official number Flag IMO
DOURO  52721  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1865  03/12/1864   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Caird & Company, Greenock   110 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2824 grt / 1804 nrt / 326.4 ft  40.2 ft  35.0 ft   
Engine builder Caird & Company, Greenock
Engine detail
C2cyl 500nhp 12kn 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Royal Mail Steam Packet Co, London  London   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
First iron screw vessel with RMSPCo
1995(97?) wreck located and 30000 gold sovereigns and other valuables recovered 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1882  Collision 01/04/1882 
Disposal Detail
1/4/1882 sunk in heavy seas after collision with Spanish steamer YRURAC BAT (2197g/1872) 45m off Cape Finisterre. She was on a voyage from Brazil & Lisbon for Southampton (55 passengers, bullion and general cargo). 23 lost form DOURO, including Capt Kemp - and 36 from the Spanish ship also drowned. 
 

 



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