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Name: VIBILIA
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched 24/04/1872
Completed: 13/07/1872
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 77
Dimensions: 1947grt,1240nrt, 2500dwt, 292.3 x 36.2 x 25.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (38 & 70 x 42ins), 200nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw; 10.5knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 65714
History:
15/07/1872 A Pring, Newcastle
1873 British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London
1873 Registered at Glasgow
1874 Renamed SOCOTRA
19/05/1882 Wrecked
Comments Built for UK to India service via the Suez Canal
Accommodation for 35 x 1st and 10 x 2nd Class passengers
Contract Price 29,150; Profit 1835
19/05/1882: Wrecked on west Baloogyoun Island near Moulmein
On a voyage from Calcutta to Moulmein with a cargo of turmeric


Illustrated London News, Saturday, 24/08/1872