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Name: ABYDOS
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/10/1888
Completed: 07/12/1888
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 227
Dimensions: 2198grt,1494nrt, 2825dwt, 295.0 x 36.2 x 23.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 38 & 63 x 42ins), 260nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.7knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
07/12/1888 Deutsche Dampfs Ges "Kosmos", Hamburg
1898 M Jebsen, Hamburg; renamed ELLA
06/01/1900 Sank
Comments: Accommodation for 32 x 1st and 20 x 2nd Class passengers
Contract Price 30250; Profit 2505-15s-11d
06/01/1900: Foundered off Halifax, Nova Scotia at 41.35N - 64.02W
On a voyage from Perth Amboy to Halifax with a cargo of coal