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Name Official number Flag IMO
ALICANTE  20846  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1858  09/01/1858   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Archibald Denny, Dumbarton Church Yard  14 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
604 grt / 411 nrt / 750 om 200 ft  27.5 ft  17 ft   
Engine builder Tulloch & Denny, Dumbarton
Engine detail
2cyl trunk piston geared engine 18",18"x21", 1-screw
Engine No.51 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Joseph Ramon Iglesias, London  London  13/02/1858 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
5/1858 A Lopez & Compania, Alicante - reg Alicante (El Ferrol?)
1873 D Ramon Herrera, Havana 
Vessel history
12?/2/1858 achieved 13½kn on trials (believed to be a record)
for Alicante-Barcelona-Marseille service
5/1858 524grt 389nrt, 216 x 29 x 17ft
2/1870 grounded at Vicedo, NW Spain - later refloated
1874 Cuba-Santo Domingo-Puerto Rico-St Thomas service
28/11/1874(?) on coastal voyage Havana to Santiago, collided with barque ALFREDO (Liverpool for Havana) in fog near Sagua; the barque sank instantly - captain and crew, except pilot and helmsman, rescued by ALICANTE.
11/6/1881 grounded at Gibara, north coast of Cuba and all passengers rescued - refloated 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1881  Wrecked  
Disposal Detail
prev7/11/1881 wrecked off Cabo Rojo, SW Puerto Rico (Mayaguez for Ponce); all crew and passsengers rescued. 
 

 



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