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Name: TALABOT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/05/1881
Completed: 1881
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 116
Dimensions: 1298grt, 804nrt, 245.4 x 33.4 x 16.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 58 x 36ins), 168nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw; (1885: 91206)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1881 J Mesnier, Le Havre
1884 Moss Steam Ship Co Ltd, Liverpool
1887 Wilh Wilhelmsen, Tønsberg
1905 A/S Talabot’s Rederi (Nilssen & Bjønness), Tønsberg
15/09/1914 Wrecked
Comments: 15/09/1914: Wrecked at Lagskaer
On a voyage from Grangemouth to Gefle with a cargo of coke


Above photo copyright of Norsk Maritimt Museum

Marine Engineer, June, 1881