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Name: THORNHILL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/07/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 393
Dimensions: 1493grt, 966nrt, 247.0 x 33.2 x 20.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (31 & 57 x 36ins), 140nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81580
History:
1879 J Chapman & Co, London
1886 Chapman & Ness, London
21/06/1890 Sank
Comments: 21/06/1890: Sank after a collision with ss LOTUS when 7 miles west of
Dover on a voyage from Blyth to Torre Annunziata with a cargo of coal.