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Name: RUFFORD HALL
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/01/1888
Completed: 03/1888
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 588
Dimensions: 3960grt, 3168nrt, 380.0 x 45.3 x 27.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (29, 47 & 76 x 51ins), 425nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 93770
History:
03/1888 Sun Shipping Co Ltd (R Alexander & Co), Liverpool
1898 Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co; renamed NANKIN
1904 Kawasaki Yoshitaro, Kobe; renamed KOTOHIRA MARU No 2
12/09/1907 Wrecked
Comments: 12/09/1907: Wrecked in Soya Strait, with general cargo