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Name: CALIFORNIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/12/1882
Completed: 1883
Builder: Sir WG Armstrong, Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 450
Dimensions: 2606grt, 1957nrt, 299.5 x 37.2 x 28.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (38.5 & 74 x 48ins), 316nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1883 E Carr, Hamburg
1888 Hamburg-Amerika Packetfahrt AG, Hamburg
1897 Wilh Kunstmann, Swinemünde
1899 D/S Nordsøen (A Christensen), Copenhagen; renamed WINELAND
1904 T Okazaki, Kobe; renamed NISSHIN MARU
03/1910 Broken up
Comments: 30/01/1898: Stranded near Rønne on west coast of Bornholm.
Sussequently refloated, condemned but then sold and repaired
03/1910: Broken up at Osaka