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Name: LANCELOT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/09/1888
Completed: 11/1888
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 64
Dimensions: 2379grt, 1406nrt, 290.0 x 40.2 x 24.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (24, 37 & 62 x 42ins), 249nhp
Engines by: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 95207
History:
11/1888 FF Reid, Leith
1893 CJ Turcan (Reid & Howard), Leith
1894 Reid & Howard, Leith
1900 Orbe y Gobeo, Bilbao; renamed BUSTURIA
1901 Cia Cantabrica de Navegacion, Bilbao
21/09/1907 Wrecked
Comments: 21/09/1907: Beached and broke in two following a collision with ss TIRFING
off Maasluis when inward from Parazuelos for Rotterdam with a cargo of iron ore