January: sold to J. J. Sitges Freres, Spain - renamed Nuevo Correo De Alicante
Foundered off Heraklea as the "Kassos"
The information listed above is not the complete record of the ship. The information was collected from a multitude of sources, and new information will be added as it emerges
Tonnage was 716 tons gross, 631 under deck and 461 net.
Rigging: iron single screw steam Schooner, 1 deck, 2 tiers of beams and 5
bulkheads. Propulsion: compound engine with 2 inverted cylinders of 31 and 58 in.
diameter respectively, stroke 30 inches delivering 120 horsepower. She had a new engine in
1870 and new boiler in 1878. The engine was built by the same company as the hull. In 1867 she was on a regular route together with the S/S Oder between Christiania - Christiansand and Hull. Together the two ships maintained a weekly service. She was steady on the Christiania service until 1870, when she was taken off the service and was fitted with a new engine. In 1874 she was used for the Trondheim - Hull service, but was not to become regular on that route. The following years she was seen sporadically in that service.
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