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Name: CYPRUS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/08/1878
Completed: 14/09/1878
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 110
Dimensions: 1309grt, 843nrt, 1800dwt, 245.0 x 33.2 x 19.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 56 x 36ins), 150hp
Engines by: J Shaw & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.8knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 76243
History:
09/1878 Elliot, Lowery & Dunford, Newcastle
1896 Akt “Unison” (Hjalmar Roed, manager), Tonsberg; renamed UNISON
17/08/1904 Sank
Comments: Contract Price £20020; Profit £395-8s-2d
Sank at Miautow, when on passage from Shanghai to Newchang, with general cargo