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Name: DENHAM
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/05/1878
Completed: 15/06/1878
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 107
Dimensions: 869grt, 561nrt, 210.0 x 30.2 x 16.9ft
Engines: C2cyl (27 & 50 x 33ins),98hp
Engines by: J Shaw & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.3knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 76234
History:
06/1878 Burradon & Coxlodge Coal Co, Newcastle
22/02/1894 Sank
Comments: Contract price 14000; Loss 643-8-7d
19/08/1881: Stranded on a reef off Oesel Island, when on passage from Riga to South Alloa with railway sleepers. Subsequently refloated.
2nd Mate found to be to blame for not steering the course ordered by the Master.
1885: Captain JW Lambert killed when falling down a hold in Liban, Russia
22/02/1894: Sank after a collision off Seaham with the Danish steamer ROLF
On a voyage from the Tyne to Rochester with a cargo of coal