/ G.B. Lavarello
Commenced passenger and cargo services in 1864 between
Genoa, Montevideo and Buenos Aires with the wooden hulled steamship,
BUENOS AIRES. From 1867, the company commissioned further ships and extended
services to Valparaiso and Callao via Cape Horn. By 1881 the company
was in financial difficulties and in 1883 went into liquidation and their
remaining assets sold.
Many thanks to Ted Finch for his assistance in collecting this data.
The following list was extracted from various sources. This is not an
all inclusive list but should only be used as a guide. If you would like
to know more about a vessel, visit the Ship
Descriptions (onsite) or Immigrant
Ship web site.
- Genoa - Montevideo - Buenos Aires - Valparaiso - Callao.
||Years in Service
||wooden steamer, 1876 engines removed and ship sold
||wooden steamer, 1873 engines removed, 6th Jul. 1873
sunk in collision with British s/s MARATHON.
|| see Espresso.
|| iron steamer, 1874 renamed
Colombo, 1883 sold to M. Bruzzo & Co., 1884 sold to La
Veloce renamed Napoli, 5th Dec.1893 abandoned off Brazil.
|| iron steamer, 1883 sold to M. Bruzzo & Co., 1884
sold to La Veloce, 1893
||wooden steamer, 1876 engines removed, 1876 sold to
Italian buyers renamed Ausonia, wrecked in Red Sea.
|| wooden steamer, 1873 engines removed, 9th Jan. 1874
wrecked near Cape of Good Hope.
||2nd Jan. 1883 wrecked on Spanish coast.
||1883 sold to M. Bruzzo & Co., 1884 sold to La
Veloce, 13th Sep. 1888 sunk in collision with s/s FRANCE (S.G.T.M.)
at Las Palmas.
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