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Name: DOWLAIS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/01/1879
Completed: 02/1879
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 382
Dimensions: 1093grt, 711nrt, 240.0 x 33.2 x 16.0ft
Engines: CI2cyl (28 & 54 x 36ins), 99nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79394
History:
02/1879 Morel Brothers & Co, Cardiff
26/03/1880 Sank
Comments: 26/03/1880: Sank after striking the Runnelstone, Cornwall
On a voyage from Bilbao to Cardiff with a cargo of iron ore