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Name: FRANCES DUNCAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/06/1907
Completed: 08/1907
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 797
Dimensions: 2384grt, 972nrt, 297.2 x 41.5 x 20.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (22, 41 & 67 x 45ins), 438nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 123185
History:
08/1907 Frances Duncan SS Co Ltd (JT Duncan & Co), Cardiff
05/12/1929 Sank
Comments: 05/12/1929: Sank 5 miles off Lands End on a voyage
from Barry to Rouen with a cargo of coal