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Name: ACARA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/08/1898
Completed: 10/1898
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 736
Dimensions: 4193grt, 2677nrt, 380.0 x 47.3 x 29.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (24.5, 41.5 & 70 x 45ins), 404nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 109465
History:
10/1898 James Marke Wood, Liverpool
01/03/1902 Wrecked
Comments: 01/03/1902: Wrecked on Fire Island, New York
On a voyage from Shanghai to New York carrying general cargo


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