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Name: CORRIENTES
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/09/1881
Completed: 1881
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 426
Dimensions: 1938grt, 1319nrt, 285.1 x 31.2 x 23.7ft
Engines: C2cyl (34 & 66 x 42ins), 225nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1881 Hamburg-Sudamerikanische Dampfs Ges, Hamburg
29/04/1890 Wrecked
Comments: 29/04/1890: Wrecked on Tagus Rock in Montevideo Roads, outward from
Montevideo for Hamburg with a cargo of maize, hides, wool & mails


Painting of CORRIENTES (shown on the left)