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Name: CAPELLA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/09/1874
Completed: 1874
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 309
Dimensions: 1829grt, 1403nrt, 279.3 x 33.2 x 23.8ft
Engines: CI2cyl (30.5 & 61 x 36ins), 225nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 70643
History:
1874 John Fenwick & Son, London
03/12/1879 Sank
Comments: 03/12/1879: Sank in the Bay of Biscay on a voyage from
Alexandria to Hull with a cargo of cottonseed