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Name: NEWTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/12/1883
Completed: 1884
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 85
Dimensions: 1423grt, 915nrt, 245.5 x 34.2 x 17.2ft
Engines: CI2cyl (28 & 54 x 36ins), 123nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 89172
History:
1884 Newton Stean Ship Co Ltd (J F Sawle), Cardiff
1886 Hardy, Wilson & Co, West Hartlepool; renamed LOWLANDS
21/03/1886 Wrecked
Comments: 21/03/1886: Wrecked at Sharpnose, near Borwenstoe
On a voyage from Bremerhaven to Newport in ballast