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Name: LOUIS DAVID
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/1873
Completed: 1873
Builder: John Softley & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 97
Dimensions: 1392grt, 898nrt, 245.4 x 32.5 x 15.9ft
Engines: CI2cyl (29 & 55 x 36ins), 130nhp
Engines by: Hawks, Crawshay & Sons, Gateshead
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1873 David Verbist & Co, Antwerp
03/08/1879 Wrecked
Comments: 03/08/1879: Wrecked near Ushant