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Name: ELBA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Keel: 18/08/1862
Launched: 19/11/1862
Completed: 27/12/1862
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune, Low Walker
Yard Number: 16
Dimensions: 192grt, 136nrt, 150dwt, 134.1 x18.8 x 11.3ft
Engines: 2cyl (27 & 27 x 24ins), 50nhp; (1878: C2cyl (21 & 40 x 24ins), 65nhp)
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co, Newcastle; (1878: P Ferro, Genoa)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.5knots
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1862 R Rubattino & Co, Genoa
1890 Nav Generale Italiana, Genoa
1910 Cav C Allodi, Leghorn; renamed ARGENTARIO
1914 Fili Orlando & Co, Leghorn
1917 Soc Anon di Nav Toscana, Leghorn (Fili Orlando & Co, managers)
1930 Broken up
Comments: 12 first class & 20 second class passengers
Contract price 5470. Profit 410-3s-9d
1878: Engine compounded
1930: Broken up in Italy