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Name: COROCORO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/07/1896
Completed: 18/09/1896
Builder: Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 321
Dimensions: 4006grt, 2589nrt, 6353dwt, 365.0 x 48.0 x 27.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (27, 44 & 72 x 48ins), 400nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.0knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 105865
History:
18/09/1896 New York & Pacific Steamship Co Ltd (WR Grace & Co, managers), London
17/08/1897 Wrecked
Comments: Contract Price 45075; Loss 560-17s-4d.
11/08/1897: Wrecked on Baxa Beach, Straits of Magellan
On a voyage from Coronel, Chile to New York with a cargo of nitrates
20/08/1897: Wreck was abandoned as a total loss