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Name: MEATH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/05/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 389
Dimensions: 2047grt, 1337nrt, 280.0 x 35.3 x 24.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (33 & 64 x 42ins), 200nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81457
History:
1879 RM Hudson, Sunderland
1886 RM Hudson & Son, Sunderland
1902 Noel Dubisson, Dunkerque; renamed RENÉ
25/09/1903 Abandoned
Comments: 25/09/1903: Abandoned in the Bay of Biscay 45.20N – 10.00W
on a voyage from Rouen to Oran.