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Name: SUSSEX
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/12/1882
Completed: 03/03/1883
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 147
Dimensions: 2795grt, 1843nrt, 3495dwt, 300.0 x 40.3 x 30.8ft
Engines: C2cyl (40 & 74 x 42ins), 275nhp
Engines by: J.Wigham Richardson & Co , Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 87064
History:
03/03/1883 Sussex SS Co Ltd (Hooper, Murrell & Williams & Co, managers), London
17/12/1885 Wrecked
Comments: Contract Price 45300, Profit 7364-8s-6d
17/12/1885: Wrecked on Maiden Bower Ledge, Bryher, Isles of Scilly
On a voyage from Baltimore to London, with general cargo and cattle