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Name: ROCHDALE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/06/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: Lawe Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 141
Dimensions: 1491grt, 961nrt, 255.2 x 33.1 x 22.8ft
Engines: C2cyl (32 & 60 x 36ins), 150nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 77347
History:
1878 P Hick Jnr & Co, Scarborough
1893 E Corblet, Le Havre; renamed OCTEVILLE
11/08/1893 Sank
Comments: 11/08/1893: Sank after a collision with French naval transport DROME off
Vigo on a voyage from Oran to Bordeaux with general cargo.