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Name: EL DORADO
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/07/1882
Completed: 07/1882
Builder: T & W Smith
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 78
Dimensions: 1291grt, 320nrt, 240.2 x 34.0 x 17.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 56 x 36ins), 150nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 85199
History:
07/1882 El Dorado SS Co Ltd (Scrutton, Sons & Co), London
1893 S Hough, Liverpool
1902 RG Hough, Liverpool
1903 Paul Hopf, London
30/08/1903 Sank
Comments: 30/08/1903: Sank after striking a reef off Fort George in Hudsonís Bay
on a voyage from London and Quebec to James Bay