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Name: CAPE COMINO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/06/1891
Completed: 07/1891
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 88
Dimensions: 2600grt, 1660nrt, 300.5 x 38.6 x 20.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 37 & 62 x 42ins), 250nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 97973
History:
07/1891 W Milburn & Co, Newcastle
1898 Speeding & Marshall Steam Shipping Co Ltd, Newcastle
1909 Gaetano Maggiolo fu A, Genoa; renamed MADALENA
08/1917 Missing
Comments: 25/08/1917: Passed St Annís Head on a voyage from the Clyde and
Milford Haven to Bagnoli. Subsequently posted missing, presumed sunk