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Name: LANCASTER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/07/1881
Completed: 08/1881
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 450
Dimensions: 1746grt, 1145nrt, 262.0 x 35.2 x 22.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (32 & 60 x 42ins), 180nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84133
History:
08/1881 SS Lancaster Co Ltd (Steeves, Brothers & Co), Liverpool
1893 James Knott, Newcastle; renamed LANCASTRIAN PRINCE
22/09/1895 Wrecked
Comments: 22/09/1895: Wrecked on Morants Cay, Jamaica on a voyage
from Curacao to Kingston, Jamaica