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Name Official number Flag IMO
ATACAMA  63308  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1870  17/08/1870   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Elder & Co., Govan Fairfield Yard  113 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1821 grt / 1131 nrt / 290.0 ft  38.3 ft  22.8 ft   
Engine builder John Elder & Co., Govan
Engine detail
C2Cyl (46 & 80 - 39in) 300nhp, 1-screw.  

First owner First port of register Registration date
Pacific Steam Navigation Co, Liverpool  Liverpool  18/10/1870 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Liverpool-American coastal service. 
Remarks
LLoyds Register 1874 wrongly entered as ALACAMA. 
End year Fate / Status
1877  Wrecked 30/11/1877 
Disposal Detail
Wrecked south of Caldera Chile, at Caja Chica Rock. Mouth of River Copiapo, with heavy loss of life (102). She was on passage Valparaiso to Caldera with passenger, cargo, including bullion. 
 

 



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