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Name: RAPID
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/01/1877
Completed: 1877
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 347
Dimensions: 581grt, 366nrt, 180.5 x 26.7 x 14.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (22.75 & 45 x 30ins), 75nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 77191
History:
1877 J Cory & Co, Cardiff
27/08/1883 Wrecked
Comments: 27/08/1883: Wrecked off Ile de Sein near Brest on a voyage from
Bilbao to Newport with a cargo of iron ore.