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Name: LA ROCHELLE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 08/02/1883
Completed: 03/1883
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 493
Dimensions: 1180grt, 825nrt, 250.6 x 37.5 x 17.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (31 & 60 x 39ins), 187nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
03/1883 A D’Orbigny & Faustin fils, La Rochelle
1899 A D’Orbigny, Faustiin & Cie, La Rochelle
1909 Cie des Chargeurs Français (Plisson et Cie), Bayonne
19/06/1910 Sank
Comments: 19/06/1910: Sank after a collision with YEWS about 10 miles off the Skerries
On a voyage from Poveña to Workington with a cargo of iron ore