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Name: THORNBROUGH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/08/1876
Completed: 1876
Builder: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 331
Dimensions: 739grt, 463nrt, 200.5 x 28.0 x 13.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (24 & 45 x 30ins), 80nhp
Engines by: Palmer's Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 73708
History:
1876 J Fenwick & Son, London
09/09/1887 Sank
Comments: 09/09/1887: Sank after a collision with ss GLAMIS CASTLE about 3 miles
SE of Dungeness on a voyage from Caen to the Tyne in ballast.