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Name: ROUEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/07/1857
Completed: 05/09/1857
Builder: Palmer Bros & Co
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 64
Dimensions: 668grt, 490nrt, 204.4 x 30.2 x 14.7ft
Engines: Steam, 80hp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 19738
History:
09/1857 Charles M Palmer & Hugh Taylor, Newcastle
11/02/1862 Richard Cory, Hugh Taylor et al, London
20/11/1874 Sank
Comments: 20/11/1874: Sank after a collision with GEORGE WASCOE off the Dudgeon Light
On a voyage from Blyth to Le Havre with a cargo of coal


Sunderland Daily Echo, Wednesday, 25/11/1874