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Name: FAIRFIELD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/03/1881
Completed: 04/1881
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 438
Dimensions: 1560grt, 1001nrt, 250.8 x 34.3 x 20.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 60 x 36ins), 160nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84090
History:
04/1881 Jos Brown et al, Liverpool
1889 Jos Brown & Son, Liverpool
11/11/1891 Abandoned
Comments: 11/11/1891: Abandoned in the North Atlantic at 47.00N - 06.10W
On a voyage from the Tyne to Genoa with a cargo of coal