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Name: ARCTURUS
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/05/1870
Completed: 1870
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 117
Dimensions: 2168grt, 1392nrt, 316.2 x 34.9 x 21.7ft
Engines: 2cyl, 150hp
Engines by: R Stephenson & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 63279
History:
1870 Star Navigation Company (Rathbone Bros), Liverpool
29/12/1873 Wrecked
Comments: 29/12/1873: Wrecked near Galle on a voyage from Calcutta to Colombo