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Name: NORTH LYELL
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/12/1898
Completed: 02/1899
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 688
Dimensions: 2067grt, 1270nrt, 300.0 x 40.6 x 20.1ft
Engines: 2 x Q4cyl (17, 27.5, 31 & 31 x 30ins), 210nhp
Engines by: Wigham, Richardson & Co, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 101726
History:
02/1899 N Mount Lyell Copper
1899 Union SS Co of New Zealand Ltd; renamed MOURA
1915 Douglas SS Co; renamed HAI HONG
1928 Fernandez Bros, Manila; renamed MACTAN
01/1956 Broken up
Comments: 01/1956: Broken up at Hong Kong


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