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Name: KENSINGTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/04/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 359
Dimensions: 1401grt, 908nrt, 240.0 x 33.0 x 22.4ft
Engines: CI2cyl (30 & 58 x 36ins), 160hp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 77097
History:
1878 Watts, Ward & Co, London
11/1879 Missing
Comments: 05/11/1879: Sailed from Liverpool for Havana with a cargo of coal, posted missing