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Name: BASINGSTOKE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/1865
Completed: 1865
Builder: Bainbridge, Davy & Hopper
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 649grt, 520nrt, 206.5 x 27.0 x 15.8ft; (1867: 201.5 x 27.2 x 15.8ft)
(1870: 649grt, 441nrt); (1873: 660grt, 419nrt)
Engines: CI2cyl (24 & 42 x 30ins), 80nhp
Engines by: J Stewart, London
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 53208
History:
1865 J Robert Ekless; registered at South Shields
1866 Registered at Southampton
1870 Southampton Steam Collier & Coal Co Ltd, Southampton
1874 Companhia Thetis, Oporto, Portugal; renamed RIO TEJO
No later history known
Comments: Listed in LR 1896 but not in LR 1898 and after