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Name: BAGHDADI
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/06/1885
Completed: 08/1885
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 194
Dimensions: 1708grt, 1086nrt, 255.0 x 35.1 x 17.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (21.5, 33 & 55 x 39ins), 198nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 91855
History:
08/1885 Persian Gulf SS Co Ltd, London
1894 New York, Newfoundland & Halifax SS Co Ltd (CT Bowring & Co, managers), Liverpool
1894 Renamed SILVIA
14/03/1908 Wrecked
Comments: 14/03/1908: Wrecked in the entrance to Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts
On a voyage from New York to St John's Nfl with general cargo


Above photo as SILVIA copyright of Memorial University Libraries