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Name: ROBERT LOWE
Type: Cable Ship
Launched: 19/02/1870
Completed: 1870
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 252
Dimensions: 883grt, 492nrt, 201.7 x 29.3 x 16.8ft
Engines: C2cyl, 100hp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 63590
History:
1870 Anglo-American Telegraph Company, London
20/11/1873 Wrecked
Comments: 20/11/1873: Wrecked in Scalpin Cove, St Mary's Bay, Newfoundland
On a voyage from Placentia to St John's in fog.