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Name: LOUVAIN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/1871
Completed: 09/1871
Builder: CW Dodgin & Co
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 255grt, 162nrt, 126.2 x 20.6 x 10.7ft
Engines: C2cyl (15.5 & 29 x 24ins), 40hp
Engines by: JP Almond, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 65246
History:
07/09/1871 Lennard & Brownlow, Hull; registered at Hull
1874 J Ostler Jnr, Hull
1875 J Monkes, London
1877 Registered at London
by 1880 Rhodes Cobb, London
by 1883 R Mills Jnr, Greenock
17/04/1885 Wrecked
Comments: 17/04/1885: Struck the bar on the river Adour when inwards
Then broke in two in the harbour of Bayonne after coming alongside
On a voyage from Bilbao to Pasages with a cargo of iron ore