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Name: ATALANTA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/03/1889
Completed: 04/1889
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 617
Dimensions: 1039grt, 294nrt, 235.0 x 31.6 x 21.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (28, 45 & 72 x 45ins), 400nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 95541
History:
04/1889 Atalanta Steam Ship Co Ltd (J White), London
05/12/1890 Wrecked
Comments: 05/12/1890: Wrecked on Savanna-la-Mar bar, Jamaica
On a voyage from Milk River, Jamaica to Montego Bay
and New York with a cargo of fruit