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Name: BUFFALO
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/08/1885
Completed: 11/1885
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 563
Dimensions: 4431grt, 2895nrt, 385.0 x 45.3 x 27.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (33, 54 & 86 x 60ins), 573nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 15.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 91448
History:
11/1885 T Wilson, Sons & Co Ltd, Hull
03/1904 Broken up
Comments: Accommodation for 50 x 1st class passengers when built
1893: Accommodation enlarged & spars removed
04/11/1903: Sold for breaking up
03/1904: Broken up at Genoa by Cerruti Bros


Above photo copyright of Hull Maritime Museum

Above photo copyright of The Peabody Museum of Salem

Shields Daily Gazette, Monday, 31/08/1885