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Name: RALEIGH’S CROSS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/12/1877
Completed: 1878
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 79
Dimensions: 783grt, 500nrt, 199.7 x 28.7 x 15.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (25 & 45 x 33ins), 90nhp
Engines by: T Clark & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 77208
History:
1878 J Ware, Cardiff
04/11/1886 Wrecked
Comments: 04/11/1886: Wrecked after striking the wreck of MYOSOTIS on Portugalete Bar
when outward from Bilbao for Newport with a cargo of iron ore