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Name: FOREST
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/07/1880
Completed: 08/1880
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 421
Dimensions: 1167grt, 756nrt, 240.6 x 33.2 x 16.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (28 & 54 x 36ins), 99nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 83804
History:
08/1880 Forest SS Co Ltd (Morel Bros & Co), Cardiff
19/12/1887 Wrecked
Comments: 19/12/1887: Wrecked on Bilbao Bar when outward for Newport with iron ore.