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Name: SOUTH BRITON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/09/1888
Completed: 1888
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 147
Dimensions: 1543grt, 999nrt, 260.0 x 37.2 x 16.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (19, 33 & 53 x 36ins), 150nhp
Engines by: E Scott & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 95166
History:
1888 Gibbs & Lee, Cardiff
11/11/1891 Sank
Comments: 11/11/1891: Sank in the North Atlantic 46.30N 09.51W
On a voyage from Cardiff to Malta with a cargo of coal


Marine Engineer, December 1888