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Name: COLORADO
Type: Passenger Ship
Launched: 30/10/1867
Completed: 1868
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 219
Dimensions: 2927grt, 1990nrt, 330.4 x 42.8 x 20.6ft
Engines: Steam, 350hp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 60036
History:
1868 Liverpool & Great Western SS Co Ltd, Liverpool
07/02/1872 Sank
Comments: Fitted for 70 x 1st Class & 800 x 2nd Class passengers
1870: Deepened to 28.3ft
07/02/1872: Sank after a collision with ss ARABIAN in the River Mersey
The Colorado was run onto a bank to save lives. She later broke in two.