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Name: GOLDCLIFFE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/12/1881
Completed: 02/1882
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 459
Dimensions: 1224grt, 832nrt, 240.5 x 33.2 x 16.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (28 & 54 x 36ins), 99nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 82558
History:
02/1882 Goldcliffe SS Co Ltd (DH Morgan & Co), Newport
1891 Managers became Morel Brothers & Co
1895 Managers became Morel Ltd
1904 Broken up
Comments: 10/08/1904: Grounded at Briton Ferry
Subsequently refloated and sold for breaking up


Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 29/12/1881