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Name: ROKEBY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/09/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 377
Dimensions: 1435grt, 935nrt, 250.0 x 33.2 x 21.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (31.5 & 59 x 36ins), 150nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79390
History:
1878 J Cory & Sons, Cardiff
25/01/1888 Wrecked
Comments: 25/01/1888: Wrecked on Conil Reef near Cadiz on a voyage from
Newport to Savona with a cargo of coal.