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Name: NANKIN
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/07/1872
Completed: 01/1873
Builder: Charles Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 263
Dimensions: 2423grt, 1830nrt, 330.6 x 36.8 x 25.7ft
Engines: CI2cyl (38.5 & 70 x 48ins), 300nhp
Engines by: Maudslay Sons & Field, London
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 68375
History:
01/1873 Watts, Milburn & Co, London
1879 Transferred to Watts, Ward & Co, London
1880 GR Glover, Liverpool
28/04/1882 Sank
Comments: 28/04/1882: Sank after a collision in Swash Channel, New York Bay