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Name: PORTUGALETE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/10/1877
Completed: 1877
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 357
Dimensions: 586grt, 371nrt, 180.5 x 26.7 x 14.6ft
Engines: CI2cyl (23.25 & 45 x 30ins), 80nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 77204
History:
1877 Morel Brothers & Co, Cardiff
21/02/1882 Sank
Comments: 21/02/1882: Sank after striking Rockham Shoal, Devon on a voyage
from Portugalete to Cardiff with a cargo of iron ore.