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Name: CAPELLA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/02/1882
Completed: 1882
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 230
Dimensions: 3339grt, 2189nrt, 367.0 x 39.1 x 19.4ft
Engines: 2 x C2cyl (28 & 60 x 48ins), 441nhp
Engines by: Robert Stephenson & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 86166
History:
1882 Star Navigation Co Ltd (Rathbone Bros & Co), Liverpool
1889 Charente SS Co Ltd (T & J Harrison), Liverpool
1891 Soc Anon de Navigation Royale Belge Sud-Américaine, Antwerp
1891 Renamed WORDSWORTH
04/08/1902 Wrecked
Comments: 04/08/1902: Wrecked at Assu Torre near Bahia
on a voyage from New York to Bahia