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Name: ABISSINIA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/12/1881
Completed: 1881
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 229
Dimensions: 2723grt, 1852nrt, 333.2 x 36.2 x 26.7ft
Engines: C2cyl (33 & 70 x 48ins), 300nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number:
History:
1881 R Rubattino & Co, Genoa
1882 Navigazione Generale Italiana, Genoa / Palermo
11/12/1885 Wrecked
Comments: 11/12/1885: Wrecked between Casablanca and Agadir
on a voyage from Genoa to Buenos Aires