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Name: PENZANCE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/1878
Completed: 1879
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 93
Dimensions: 1456grt, 945nrt, 262.0 x 33.3 x 21.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 56 x 39ins), 140nhp
Engines by: Black, Hawthorn & Co, Gateshead
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79393
History:
1879 Short & Dunn, Cardiff
1892 WJ Tillett & Co, Cardiff
25/10/1902 Sank
Comments: 25/10/1892: Sank after a collision with the French sailing vessel LAENNEC
in Barry Roads, when outward from Barry for Brest with a cargo of coal