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Name: DORDOGNE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/02/1882
Completed: 02/1882
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 54
Dimensions: 729grt, 463nrt, 200.5 x 29.3 x 15.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (26 & 47 x 36ins), 99nhp
Engines by: George Clark, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84672
History:
02/1882 Cardiff Steam Ship Co Ltd (H Hooper), Cardiff
05/01/1885 Wrecked
Comments: 05/01/1885: Wrecked on Chardonnière Point, Ile d’Oléron
On a voyage from Cardiff to Bordeaux with coal, patent fuel and tin