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Name: DELCOMYN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/10/1880
Completed: 20/11/1880
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 122
Dimensions: 1817grt, 1184nrt, 2700dwt, 280.0 x 35.3 x 22.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (31 & 62 x 48ins), 260nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.8knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 82820
History:
22/11/1880 Wilhelm Lund, London
1889 Henry Bucknall & Sons, London
1890 Bucknall Nephews, London
1898 JB Lussich, Buenos Aires; renamed FELIPE LUSSICH
1904 F Francione, Buenos Aires; renamed CORCEGA
1910 Comp Argentina de Nav (Nicolas Mihanovich Ltd); renamed PATAGONIA
1914 A Gardella y Cia, Buenos Aires
1916 ErnestoTornquist & Cia, Buenos Aires; renamed CURAMALAN
21/09/1916 Missing
Comments: The first steamer especially designed for the carriage of wool
Contract Price 25496; Loss 497-12s-4d
21/09/1916: Sailed Newport (Mon) for Grytviken with a cargo of coal
Subsequently reported missing