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Name: GRESHAM
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/09/1872
Completed: 12/1872
Builder: T & W Smith, Limekilns Shore
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 58
Dimensions: 1690grt, 1092nrt, 260.0 x 34.3 x 23.4ft
Engines: CI2cyl (29 & 58 x 36ins), 140nhp
Engines by: Ravenhill, Hodgson & Co, London
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 67372
History:
12/1872 Elliott, Lowrey & Dunford, Newcastle
19/08/1881 Sank
Comments: Built with accommodation for 40 x 1st Class Passengers
19/08/1881: Sank after a collision with a moored barge at New Orleans
On a voyage from New Orleans to Hamburg with a cargo of grain