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Name: GRIMSEL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/08/1880
Completed: 08/1880
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: Lawe Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 163
Dimensions: 1398grt, 902nrt, 251.0 x 34.2 x 17.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (29 & 55 x 36ins), 130nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81970
History:
08/1880 Cay, Hall & Co, South Shields & Bristol
12/10/1889 Wrecked
Comments: 12/10/1889: Wrecked at Inchkeith Island, Firth of Forth on a voyage from
Salonica to Leith with a cargo of rye