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Name: SARPEDON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/09/1870
Completed: 1870
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 129
Dimensions: 1949grt, 1519nrt, 310.7 x 33.5 x 25.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (27 & 58 x 45ins), 225nhp
Engines by: R Stephenson & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10 knots
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 63312
History:
1870 Ocean Steam Ship Co Ltd (A Holt & Co), Liverpool
04/09/1876 Sank
Comments: 04/09/1876: Sank after a collision with Belgian JULIA DAVID when
80 miles SW of Ouessant on a voyage from Shanghai to London