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Name: COPERNICUS
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/09/1866
Completed: 1866
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 73
Dimensions: 1397grt, 950nrt, 276.7 x 32.4 x 28.1ft
Engines: CI2cyl (23 & 51 x 42ins), 90hp
Engines by: R Stephenson & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 55035
History:
1866 Liverpool, Brazil & River Plate SN Co (Lamport & Holt), Liverpool
1877 Soc de Nav Royale Belge Sud-Americain, Antwerp
26/02/1883 Wrecked
Comments: 26/02/1883: Wrecked at Porto de Pedras on a voyage from Liverpool to Bahia