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Name: EARL OF JERSEY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/06/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: Palmer’s Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 390
Dimensions: 797grt, 506nrt, 210.8 x 30.2 x 14.9ft
Engines: C2cyl (26 & 50 x 36ins), 98nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81771
History:
1879 Martin & Marquand, Cardiff
24/02/1884 Wrecked
Comments: 24/02/1884: Wrecked on Cabeza Lorenzo reef, 2 miles west of Rota
On a voyage from Newcastle to Cadiz with a cargo of coal