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SS Iberia (1874)

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1874 Built and engined by John Elder and Co

She was a single screw steamer, compound inverted; 2 cylinder; 750 NHP; 4,000 IHP; Steam Pressure 70 lbs; 4 cylindrical boilers, 2 to each funnel; 14 knots.

In 1893 she was fitted with a new triple expansion engine; 3 cylinders, 600 NHP; 4 cylindrical boilers; 13 knots; fitted by David Rollo and Sons, Liverpool.

She was owned by the Pacific Steam Navigation Co.

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