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Name: CAIRO
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/08/1862
Completed: 1862
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 115
Dimensions: 1040grt, 702nrt, 251.0 x 27.8 x 19.8ft
Engines: C2cyl (33 & 66 x 33ins), 270nhp; (1887: T3cyl (24, 38 & 62 x 36ins), 231nhp)
Engines by: Palmer Bros & Co; (1887: Hawthorn, Leslie & Co, Newcastle)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number:
History:
1862 SA Italiana Eastern Adriatic, Ancona
1872 Raffaele Rubattino, Genoa; renamed CANDIA
1881 Navigazione Generale Italiana, Genoa
1910 Societa Nationale del Servizi Marittimi, Genoa
03/09/1913 Sicilia Societa di Navigazione, Palermo
04/11/1917 Sank
Comments: 1887: Re-engined by Hawthorn, Leslie & Co
04/11/1917: Torpedoed & sunk in the Bay of Zuara


Newcastle Courant, Friday, October 3, 1862