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Name: LIONEL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/05/1874
Completed: 1874
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 299
Dimensions: 866grt, 648nrt, 203.5 x 30.2 x 17.1ft; (1881: 1074grt, 236.5ft)
Engines: C2cyl (26 & 52 x 30ins), 123nhp
Engines by: Thompson & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 70224
History:
1874 H Clapham & Co, Newcastle
1884 GE Macarthy, Newcastle
1884 Clapham Steam Ship Co Ltd (GE Macarthy), London
1899 A/S D/S Lionel (O Mohn), Christiania
12/10/1907 Wrecked
Comments: 1881: Lengthened to 236.5ft
12/10/1907: Wrecked near Kasko, Finland
On a voyage from Wasa to Kasko in ballast


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