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Name: JOHN BROGDEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/04/1866
Completed: 1866
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 140
Dimensions: 548grt, 373nrt, 162.2 x 27.3 x 15.3ft; (1872: 719grt, 547nrt, 199.5 x 27.4 x 15.5ft)
Engines: 80hp; (1872: CI2cyl (25 & 50 x 24ins), 95nhp
Engines by: (1872: J & W Dudgeon, London)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 51118
History:
1866 Jan Brogden & Sons, Swansea
1872 Registered at Swansea
1881 Jas J Wallace, London; registered at London; renamed GAINFORD
1882 Louis Breslauer, London
1886 Wrecked
Comments: 1872: Lengthened to 199.5ft
1872: New engine and new boiler
1886: Stranded


Painting as JOHN BROGDEN by John Scott