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Name: RHIWABON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/11/1879
Completed: 01/1880
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 407
Dimensions: 1364grt, 884nrt, 241.0 x 33.2 x 18.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (28 & 54 x 36ins), 130nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81783
History:
01/1880 J Cory & Son, Cardiff
29/01/1884 Wrecked
Comments: 29/01/1884: Wrecked on the Smalls on a voyage from
Fleetwood to Cardiff in ballast.