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Name: DARLINGTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/05/1881
Completed: 06/1881
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 53
Dimensions: 1990grt, 1293nrt, 285.8 x 36.0 x 24.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (35 & 65 x 42ins), 250nhp
Engines by: T Clark & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 82889
History:
06/1881 W Milburn & Co, London
22/02/1886 Wrecked
Comments: 22/02/1886: Wrecked on Western Reefs, Bermuda
On a voyage from New Orleans to Bremen with cotton and maize


The Newcastle Courant, Friday, May 20, 1881