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Name: GOSFORTH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/06/1866
Completed: 07/1866
Builder: T & W Smith
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 31
Dimensions: 833grt, 214.5 x 29.2 x 17.6ft; (1873: 1004grt, 681nrt, 244.5 x 29.2 x 17.4ft)
Engines: 2cyl, 100hp; (1873: CI2cyl (27 & 55 x 30ins), 120hp)
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Newcastle; (1873: R & W Hawthorn, Newcastle)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 51395
History:
1864 Watts, Milburn & Co, Newcastle
1872 Registered at London
07/1879 Transferred to Watts, Ward & Co, London
04/04/1881 Sank
Comments: 1873: Lengthened to 244.5ft
1873: Engine compounded
04/04/1881: Foundered in the Bay of Biscay
On a voyage from Newport to Savona with a cargo of coal