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Name: LAMBETH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/09/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 399
Dimensions: 923grt, 606nrt, 220.5 x 32.2 x 14.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (27 & 51 x 33ins), 99nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81585
History:
1879 Howard & Escombe, London
1882 River Steam Colliers Ltd, London
07/12/1899 Beached
Comments: The first Thames upstream collier
07/12/1899: Beached on Gunfleet Sands after a collision with ss BALMYLE
On a voyage from London to the Tyne in ballast, became a total loss


The Newcastle Courant, Friday, September 5, 1879