Dane (2)

DANE (2) was built in 1866 by J. Key at Kinghorn with a tonnage of 788grt, a length of 227ft, a beam of 28ft 2in and a service speed of 9 knots.

She was employed on the short-lived Ceylon line established by the Union Line in 1866. Within four years she returned to England.

IIn 1870 she was sold to Fonte Bella of St Michael's in the Azores and renamed Atlantico. Her career ended in 1878 when she foundered off the Azores.

Vessel

Built

Service

Tonnage

Dane (2)

1866

1866 Deployed to The Cape to Mauritius and Ceylon Service

1869 Transferred to The Cape Mail Service

1871 Sold to The Azores

788

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type

HP

Screws

56124

John Key & Sons

Kinghorn

John Key & Sons

Kircaldy

Steam 2 Cyl

160 NHP

1

Master

From

To

J D Jeffries

1866


R W Ker

1866


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