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Name: FINSBURY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/07/1880
Completed: 1880
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 48
Dimensions: 1909grt, 1230nrt, 270.0 x 35.1 x 24.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (26 & 32 x 42ins), 200nhp; (1893: T3cyl)
Engines by: Thomas Clark & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 82795
History:
1880 Watts, Ward & Co, London
1895 Britain SS Co Ltd (Watts, Watts & Co), London
22/09/1903 Missing
Comments: 1893: Re-engined with triple expansion
22/09/1903: Missing, sailed from Kobe on this date en route
from Hamburg to Vladivostok with general cargo.


The Newcastle Courant, Friday, July 30, 1880