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1,102 gross 1898 at Dundee, Scotland by Caledon Shipbuilding & Eng. Co. Wilson Line, Hull, England 220ft x 32ft 
 1897 LaunchedAtlantic Journey ID 3997
 1932 Sold to Gt. Grimsby Marine Scrap Ltd.Atlantic Journey ID 3998
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Argo (2), Wilson Line steamship
Argo (2), Wilson Line steamship
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She had a 3 cylinder triple expansion engine and 2 boilers of 190lb per square inch. This engine delivered 163 Nominal Horsepower, giving the ship a speed of 10,5 knots. She had accommodation for 8 1st class passengers and 168 3rd class passengers.


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