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Name: CACOUNA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/12/1883
Completed: 07/1884
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 162
Dimensions: 1451grt, 931nrt, 1990dwt, 250.0 x 35.4 x 16.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 58 x 36ins), 142nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 87993
History:
07/1884 Babcock & Radcliffe, Liverpool
1886 Black Diamond SS Co, Montreal
1894 Dominion Coal Co Ltd (Kingman, Brown & Co, managers), Montreal
1908 Steamship Cacouna Co Ltd (Dominion Coal Co Ltd, managers), Montreal
26/09/1914 Wrecked
Comments: Contract Price 20500, Profit 347-6s-6d
Ordered by EJ Sutton & sold after launch. Launched as FORT BELVEDERE
Wrecked at Ferryland Head, NFL, when on a voyage from St Johns to Sydney CB.