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Name: RANGOON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/10/1860
Completed: 11/1860
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 97
Dimensions: 1585grt, 1334nrt, 267.2 x 37.0 x 21.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (33 & 61 x 39ins), 150hp
Engines by: T Richardson & Sons, Hartlepool
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 29103
History:
11/1860 CM Palmer, Newcastle
1875 William Gray, West Hartlepool; renamed ALABAMA
11/1879 Sank
Comments: Built specifically to transport portions of the Rangoon to Singapore telegraph cable