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Name: VERDI
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/09/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: Lawe Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 153
Dimensions: 753grt, 205.2 x 29.9ft
Engines: C2cyl
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81968
History:
1879 John Wilson, Newport
1881 Stephens, Mawson & Goss, Newport
16/12/1881 Wrecked
Comments: 16/12/1881: Wrecked at Dunraven Cliff, 10 miles east of Porthcawl
on a voyage from Bilbao to Newport with iron ore