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Name: ELINGAMITE
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/08/1887
Completed: 09/1887
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 129
Dimensions: 2585grt, 1675nrt, 310.5 x 40.8 x 19.7ft
Engines: T3cyl, 250nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 14.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 92865
History:
09/1887 Huddart, Parker & Co Pty Ltd, Melbourne
09/11/1902 Wrecked
Comments: 09/11/1902: Wrecked on Three Kings Islands on a voyage from Sydney to
Auckland, New Zealand with passengers and general cargo


Above photo copyright of Alexander Turnbull Library NZ