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Name: HIGHBURY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/06/1879
Completed: 07/1879
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 17
Dimensions: 1853grt, 270.0 x 35.0 x 24.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (32 & 62 x 42ins), 200nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.0knots
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81561
History:
1879 EH Watts (Watts, Ward & Co), London
16/11/1881 Wrecked
Comments: 16/11/1881: Wrecked and broke in two at Falsterbo Reef
On a voyage from Cronstadt to Poti with a cargo of railway iron


Marine Engineer, August 1879