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Name: LAPWING
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/04/1868
Completed: 1868
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 229
Dimensions: 841grt, 535nrt, 211.4 x 28.2 x 17.0ft
Engines: Steam, 90hp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 58547
History:
1868 Cork SS Co Ltd (E Pike & Co), Cork
01/07/1872 Sank
Comments: 01/07/1872: Sank after collision with ABBEY HOLME off the Isle of Wight
On a voyage from Liverpool to Rotterdam with general cargo. 21 crew died