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Name: MARIANNE BRIGGS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/1874
Completed: 1874
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: Lawe Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 101
Dimensions: 630grt, 396nrt, 191.0 x 27.8 x 12.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (23.5 & 44 x 30ins), 80nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 67812
History:
1874 Yorkshire Coal & Steamship Co Ltd, Goole
1881 Soc Rouennaise de Transport Maritimes a Vapeur, Rouen
1881 Renamed MARCEAU
1883 Co-operative Wholesale Society Ltd, Goole; renamed MARIANNE BRIGGS
1887 Renamed UNITY
10/10/1895 Sank
Comments: 10/10/1885: Sank after a collision with ss ECLIPSE off Honfleur on a voyage
from Garston and Swansea to Rouen with coal and general cargo