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Name: CARTAGO NOVA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/11/1870
Completed: 1871
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 264
Dimensions: 1638grt, 1336nrt, 265.6 x 33.2 x 24.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 54 x 33ins), 120hp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 65553
History:
1871 James Hall, London
1876 Hall Brothers, London
1895 T Dixon & Sons, Belfast; renamed BELFAST
23/03/1895 Wrecked
Comments: 23/03/1895: Wrecked on the island of Iona on a voyage from Sapelo, Georgia
to Moville with a cargo of timber