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Name: RACINE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/09/1883
Completed: 10/1883
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 513
Dimensions: 1619grt, 1029nrt, 250.0 x 35.2 x 18.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (23.5 & 58 x 36ins), 99nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 87497
History:
10/1883 L & H Guerét, Cardiff
1885 Racine SS Co Ltd (LJB Guerét), Cardiff
1899 Soc Générale de Houilles et Agglomérés, Chantenay sur Loire
14/04/1911 Sank
Comments: 4/04/1911: Sank after a collision with Spanish ss AROSA off Nash Point
On a voyage from Le Havre to Barry in ballast.