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Name: ROTHESAY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/02/1880
Completed: 05/1880
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 413
Dimensions: 2110grt, 1381nrt, 286.0 x 37.2 x 23.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (36 & 68 x 45ins), 250nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81340
History:
05/1880 RC MacNaughton & Co, Liverpool
1882 Caledonia SS Co Ltd, Liverpool
1890 Evan Thomas Radcliffe & Co, Cardiff
31/10/1890 Wrecked
Comments: 31/10/1890: Wrecked off Matamada on a voyage from
Cardiff to Batavia with a cargo of coal.