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Name: AMERICA
Type: Passenger Cargo
Launched 24/10/1874
Completed: 18/01/1875
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 87
Dimensions: 884grt, 557nrt, 295dwt, 250.0 x 30.5 x 16.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (39 & 74 x 78ins), 260hp
Engines by: Thompson, Boyd & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: Paddle, 12.5knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
18/01/1875 Companhia di Navegacao Pulista, Rio de Janerio
No later history known
Comments: 80 x 1st class passengers in cabins, 3rd class on open decks
Contract Price 38000; Profit 1782-6s-2d
For passenger and cargo services along the South American coast
Missing from Lloyds Register after 1894


Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 26/10/1874. Courtesy of Georgia Clarke