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Name: ASIA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/04/1870
Completed: 20/06/1870
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune, Low Walker
Yard Number: 64
Dimensions: 1364grt, 997nrt, 268.0 x 31.0 x 16.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (28 & 54 x 36ins), 146nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.4knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number:
History:
1870 R Rubattino, Genoa
1888 Navigazione Generale Italiana, Palermo
1909 Soc Anonima Nazionaledi Servizi Marittim, Genoa; renamed LOMBARDO
1911 Societa Marittima Italiana, Genoa
06/04/1905 Soc di Nav Italia, Genoa
1925 Soc Italiana di Nav Floro, Genoa
23/02/1928 Wrecked
Comments 54 x 1st, 46 x 2nd & 50 x emigrants
Contract price 26,400; Profit 710-10s-6d
23/02/1928: Wrecked at Derna, en route from Bengazi to Tobruk with general cargo