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Name Official number Flag IMO
ABYSSINIA  63765  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1870  03/03/1870   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
James & George Thomson, Govan Cessnock Bank  110 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
3253 grt / 2076 nrt / 363.5 ft  42.2 ft  18.9 ft   
Engine builder James & George Thomson, Govan
Engine detail
2cyhl vertical direcr acting, 500hp, 1 screw
1882 C2cyl, 500hp by J.Jones & Sons, Liverpool 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The British & North American Steam Packet Company, Glasgow  Glasgow  13/05/1870 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
07/1878 Cunard Steamship Co. Ltd., Liverpool
11/1880 J. & G. Thomson (part payment for SERVIA and CATALONIA)
11/1880 Stephen Guion, Liverpool
02/1885 William Pearce, Govan (on behalf of John Elder & Co.)
06/1888 Guion Steamship Co. Ltd., London 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1891  Burned 18/12/1891 
Disposal Detail
Fire in cargo of cotton in 47N - 44W on passage New York for Liverpool, sank. 
 

 



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