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Name: BANJERMASSIN
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/06/1886
Completed: 10/07/1886
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 203
Dimensions: 428grt, 261nrt, 500dwt, 174.0 x 23.7 x 12.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (14.5, 22.5 & 38 x 30ins), 80nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.3knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 88017
History:
10/07/1886 Guthrie & Co, Liverpool; registered at Singapore
1888 Kho Soen Tjio & Ang Eng Tjio, Banjermassin; Netherlands flag
1890 Ocean Steam Ship Co Ltd, Liverpool
1894 Netherland Stoomv Maats “Ocean”
1895 East Indian Ocean Steamship Co Ltd, Liverpool
1899 AO Meyer, Bremen; renamed SULU
1900 Norddeutscher Lloyd , Bremen
1900 Tuason & Sampedro; registered at Manila; renamed TAN AUCO
03/1901 Wrecked
Comments: Built for the Singapore to Borneo service
Contract Price £8500; Profit £1692-9s-4d
03/1901: Wrecked on Patras Shoal