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Name: CADUCEUS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/11/1874
Completed: 1874
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 312
Dimensions: 1860grt, 1114nrt, 282.0 x 33.3 x 24.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 61 x 36ins), 182nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 70687
History:
1874 Hall Brothers, London
1902 Caduceus SS Co Ltd (A Tate & Co), London
1904 Empreza de Nav Idalina (R Vance), Rio de Janeiro; renamed IDALINA
1907 Cia Commercio e Navegacao, Rio de Janeiro; renamed PARAHYBA
05/01/1911 Burned out
Comments: 05/01/1911: Burned out off the coast of Sergipe on a voyage from
Pernambuco to Rio de Janeiro with a cargo of sugar and cotton.