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Name: NORMANDY
Type: Cargo Ship
Keel: 08/07/1862
Launched: 14/01/1863
Completed: 22/02/1863
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Yard: Neptune, Low Walker
Yard Number: 15
Dimensions: 149grt, 107nrt, 100dwt, 112.6 x 17.9 x 10.5ft
Engines: 2cyl (22 & 22 x 18ins), 40nhp; (1881: C2cyl (12.75 & 22 x 18ins), 17nhp)
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co, Newcastle; (1881: Burrel & Bone, London)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.25knots on trials
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 45652
History:
1863 London, Brighton & South Coast Railway Co, Newhaven
1887 G Nelson, Liverpool , renamed ROUEN
1888 Ponsonby & Co, London
1890 A Daene, Bordeaux
1892 A Postel et ses fils, Cherbourg; renamed ARAMIS
11/05/1900 Burnt out
Comments: 1881: Re-engined
11/05/1900: Burnt out at Fecamp