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Name: CHURRUCA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/11/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 193
Dimensions: 616grt, 404nrt, 190.0 x 26.2 x 16.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (26 & 52 x 30ins), 150nhp; (1890: T3cyl (18, 29 & 46 x 30ins), 128nhp)
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle; (1890: D Rollo & Sons, Liverpool)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number:
History:
1878 Olano, Larrinaga & Co, Bilbao
1881 Larrinaga y Cia, Bilbao
1895 Cia Maritima, Manila
1908 Ynchausti y Cia, Manila
1913 Limpangco Sons & Co, Manila
1917 Canmco Sobrino, Manila
1920 Ty Camco Sobrino, Manila
1940 United Navigation Inc, Manila
1944 Government of Japan; renamed TSURUHA MARU
14/08/1944 Sank
Comments: 1890: Re-engined
12/1941: Scuttled at Hong Kong
02/1944: Returned to service after salvage
19/08/1944: Sank in a storm off Saei, Taiwan