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Name: LANDSDOWN TOWER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/09/1882
Completed: 15/11/1882
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 142
Dimensions: 2527grt, 1672nrt, 3615dwt, 325.0 x 38.2 x 26.8ft
Engines: C2cyl (40 & 74 x 48ins), 313nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.8knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 87006
History:
15/11/1882 Stumore, Weston & Co, London.
12/1882 Marques del Cauigo, Madrid; renamed TURIA
1886 Cia Trasatlanica, Barcelona; renamed SAN FRANCISCO
1914 Linea de Vapores Tintore, Barcelona; renamed TELMO
19/02/1916 Total Loss
Comments: Contract Price 43000, Profit 6273-2s-11d
19/02/1916: When inward bound for the Mersey from Barcelona with general cargo, was in collision. She was beached but broke in two and declared a Total Loss


Above image as SAN FRANCISCO courtesy of Richard Cox