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Name Official number Flag IMO
JOHN ELDER   63313  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1870  29/08/1870   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
John Elder & Co., Govan Fairfield Yard  110 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 / 2430 nrt / 381.9 ft  41.6 ft     
Engine builder John Elder & Co., Govan
Engine detail
C2cyl 60",104"x48" 550nhp 12½kn, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Pacific Steam Navigation Co, Liverpool  Liverpool  09/11/1870 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Launched as the SARMIENTO. Completed after J Elder's death.
1872 rebuilt, lengthened and 2nd funnel added for new boiler: 4152grt 2651nrt, 406.4 x 41.5 x 35.2ft 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1892  Wrecked 17/01/1892 
Disposal Detail
17/1/1892 wrecked on Cape Carranza Rocks, Chile Coast, on a voyage from Valparaiso to Liverpool with 139 passengers. No lives lost.

 
 

 



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