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Name: ROBERT BROWN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/06/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: Lawe Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 150
Dimensions: 1335grt, 868nrt, 235.7 x 33.1 x 19.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (28 & 52 x 36ins), 125nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79220
History:
1879 WDC Balls & Co, North Shields
10/01/1896 Sank
Comments: 10/01/1896: Sank after a collision with ss MARPESSA off Dungeness on a
voyage from Bilbao to Calais with ore.