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Name: KING’S CROSS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/11/1882
Completed: 12/1882
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 482
Dimensions: 2155grt, 1407nrt, 284.2 x 36.3 x 24.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 64 x 42ins), 250nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 87029
History:
12/1882 G Loram & Co, London
1887 JA Lee, London
1897 King’s Cross SS Co Ltd (JA Lee), London
11/11/1898 Wrecked
Comments: 11/11/1898: Wrecked on Casquet Rocks, Bayonne when
outward for Cardiff with a cargo of pitwood.