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SS Lansdown Tower

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Lansdowne Tower as San Francisco at Santa Isabel, nowdays Malabo.

Completed in 1882 for F. Stumore and Co by Wigham Richardson.

Her dead weight was 4,545 MT; her length 99.1 meters; her breadth 11.6 and her depth 8.2.

  • 1883 Sold to Naviera del Marques de Campo,Madrid. Renamed Turia.
  • 1886 Sold to Cia Transatlantica, Barcelona for the line to Spanish Guinea. Renamed San Francisco.
  • 1913 Sold to F.G.Alegre, Barcelona. Name remained unchanged.
  • 1914 Sold to Linea de Vapores Tintore, Barcelona. Renamed Telmo.
  • 1916 Collided with Tug SEA COCK whilst inbound to Liverpool from Barcelona with general cargo. Beached, broke in two, partially salved and broken up by T.W.Ward of Preston. [1]


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