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Name: ROYAL CROWN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/06/1874
Completed: 1874
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 305
Dimensions: 1844grt, 1177nrt, 282.4 x 33.3 x 24.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 60 x 33ins), 140nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 70598
History:
1874 Hall Brothers, London
06/09/1900 Wrecked
Comments: 06/09/1900: Wrecked on the Pierre Vertes off Finisterre on a voyage from
Fiume to Leith with a cargo of barley and wheat