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Name: ASTURIA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/03/1896
Completed: 05/1896
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 706
Dimensions: 5290grt, 3319nrt, 389.1 x 53.1 x 28.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 45.5 & 74 x 48ins), 379nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
05/1896 Hamburg-Amerika Linie, Hamburg
16/06/1901 Wrecked
Comments: 16/06/1901: Wrecked at Ras Jard Hafun, 15 miles S of Cape Guardafui
On a voyage from Yokohama to New York carrying general cargo


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair