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Name: SPORTSMAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/12/1879
Completed: 1880
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 390
Dimensions: 1511grt, 985nrt, 250.0 x 34.0 x 22.0ft
Engines: CI2cyl (32 & 62 x 36ins), 180nhp
Engines by: Black, Hawthorn & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79228
History:
1880 Wm J Jobling, North Shields
03/02/1880 Stranded
Comments: 03/02/1880: Stranded at Strömhellen on a voyage from
the Tyne to Bergen with a cargo of coal