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ss AUSTRIA


built by Caird & Company Greenock in 1857

CLYDEBUILT SHIPS



ss AUSTRIA


built by Caird & Company Greenock,
Yard No 55
Engines by the shipbuilder
Propulsion: Steam 2cyl 400nhp screw
Launched: Tuesday, 23/06/1857
Built: 1857
Ship Type: Iron Steamship
Tonnage: 2386grt 1622nrt
Length: 320.0ft
Breadth: 40.0ft
Draught: 17.5ft depth
Owner History:
Adolph Robinon, Glasgow
1858 Hamburg Amerika Line
Status: Destroyed by Fire - 13/09/1868

Remarks:
ON 19366
Chartered by East India Company to carry troops to India and to be transferred to Hapag at Cambay, ,India (twice returned to Plymouth damaged, and charter cancelled)
Caught fire in 45.01N 41.30W (Hamburg for New York) and 447/470 lives lost


Photo supplied by David Asprey

Last updated: by David Asprey from the original records by Stuart Cameron


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