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Name: DRYBURGH ABBEY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/04/1881
Completed: 08/06/1881
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 128
Dimensions: 2311grt, 1495nrt, 3060dwt, 290.0 x 37.2 x 27.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (35 & 70 x 48ins), 300nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84112
History:
08/06/1881 SS Dryburgh Abbey Co Ltd (WT Doxford, managers), Liverpool
1888 Indo China Steam Navigation Co Ltd, London; renamed KUT SANG
1903 Taiko KKK, Osaka; renamed KICHISHO MARU
1912 J Nizume, Japan; renamed KISSHO MARU
1915 Kabushiki Kaisha Hizume Shokai, Japan
1917 S Tsutsumi, Japan
1919 Kobe Towa KKK, Japan
04/05/1923 Sank
Comments: Contract price 32450; Profit 589-8s-6d
27/01/1883: Stranded on the Moselle bar. Refloated
31/01/1883: Stranded at Bimini. Refloated
04/05/1923: Sank in Shimonoseki Strait following a collision