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Name: NEWMINSTER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/05/1880
Completed: 06/1880
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 417
Dimensions: 1771grt, 1135nrt, 262.8 x 35.2 x 22.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (32 & 60 x 42ins), 180nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 80567
History:
06/1880 JE Bowser & Co, Newcastle
1882 Bowser, Ormston & Co, Newcastle
1894 Chas W Ormston & Co, Newcastle
29/11/1897 Sank
Comments: 29/11/1897: Sank in the Bay of Biscay on a voyage from Tripoli to
Bristol with a cargo of barley.


Above painting of NEWMINSTER by Edward Adams - 1885

Above photo copyright of Robert Bomans