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Name: FOUNTAINS ABBEY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/08/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 395
Dimensions: 1395grt, 813nrt, 243.0 x 33.2 x 18.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 57 x 36ins), 149nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81776
History:
1879 Pyman & Watson, Cardiff
1883 Pyman, Watson & Co, Cardiff
1898 James Cormack & Co, Leith
25/11/1921 Wrecked
Comments: 25/11/1921: Wrecked 4 miles north of Arbroath on a voyage from Riga to
Dundee and Grangemouth with a cargo of flax and timber.