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Name: DILSTON CASTLE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/04/1871
Completed: 1871
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 265
Dimensions: 1626grt, 1031nrt, 265.8 x 32.7 x 24.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 60 x 33ins), 140hp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 65576
History:
1871 James Hall, London
1876 Hall Brothers, London
1893 Dilston Castle SS Co Ltd (M McN Mein), London
04/06/1897 Sank
Comments: 04/06/1897: Sank after a collision with ss CARRON about 1 mile east of
NE Cross Sand buoy on a voyage from the Tyne to Cartagena with coal.