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Name Official number Flag IMO
BENIN  60943  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1869  10/05/1869   
Vessel type Vessel description
Passenger / Cargo   Iron Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Randolph, Elder & Co., Govan Fairfield Yard  102 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1529 grt / 975 nrt / 284.3 ft  33.1 ft  23.6 ft   
Engine builder John Elder & Co., Govan
Engine detail
C.I.2Cy (39 & 71 x 36") 200 nhp. 1-Screw  

First owner First port of register Registration date
British & African Steam Navigation Co, London  London  28/05/1869 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1881  Collision 12/03/1881 
Disposal Detail
Sunk off Start Point in collision with the Eastern Shipping Company's DUKE OF BUCCLEUCH. Sank in 40 minutes. Passengers and mail were landed at Le Havre. No lives lost.  
 

 



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