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Name: ALTONOWER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/07/1880
Completed: 1880
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 214
Dimensions: 2506grt, 1554nrt, 300.0 x 37.0 x 21.8ft
Engines: C2cyl (37 & 68 x 42ins), 231nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 77462
History:
1880 Adam & Co, Aberdeen
1884 Adam SS Co Ltd (Adam & Co), Aberdeen
1895 Nippon Yusen KK, Tokyo; renamed YEIJO MARU
1910 Tatsuma Kisen Goshi Shosen Kaisha, Kobe
16/07/1916 Wrecked
Comments: 16/07/1916: Wrecked at Kinkazan on a voyage from Yokohama to
Otaru in ballast.