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Name: ARAGO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/09/1865
Completed: 1865
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 70
Dimensions: 843grt, 685nrt, 220.0 x 28.2 x 16.0ft
Engines: 80hp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 29986
History:
1865 Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate SN Co (Lamport & Holt), Liverpool
29/03/1866 Wrecked
Comments: 29/03/1866: Wrecked in thick fog on Porth-y-post on the west coast of Anglesea
On a voyage from Pernambuco to Liverpool with a cargo of cotton & sugar
The crew & 8 passengers were landed safely
30/03/1866: Wreck broke in two