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Name: ATHENS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/12/1877
Completed: 1878
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 314
Dimensions: 2313grt, 1494nrt, 315.9 x 35.7 x 26.1ft
Engines: CI2cyl (33 & 62 x 45ins), 220hp;
(1888: T3cyl (21, 33.25 & 55 x 45ins), 217nhp)
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co, Sunderland;
(1888: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 77066
History:
1878 Nelson, Donkin & Co, London
1905 Watts, Watts & Co, London
1906 M Sato, Kobe; renamed DAIFUKU MARU
03/1909 Broken up
Comments: 1888: Re-engined
03/1909: Sold for breaking up