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Name: QUAIL
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/10/1870
Completed: 1870
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 260
Dimensions: 924grt, 582nrt, 224.0 x 28.1 x 17.4ft
Engines: 2cyl (43 & 43 x 33ins), 120hp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 58557
History:
1870 Ebenezer Pike et al, Cork
1874 Cork Steam Ship Co Ltd, Cork
28/08/1886 Sank
Comments: 28/08/1886: Sank after a collision with French ss ST MARTIN about
20 miles west of Beachy Head on a voyage from Antwerp to Glasgow