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Name: VILLE DU CAP
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/09/1881
Completed: 18/11/1881
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 134
Dimensions: 1566grt, 1011nrt, 2200dwt, 250.0 x 34.2 x 24.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (31 & 62 x 42ins), 180nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.0knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 85082
History:
18/11/1881 Ouest Maritime Shipping Co, Nantes
1882 Persian Gulf Co Ltd, London; renamed BUSHIRE
28/09/1884 Sank
Comments: Contract Price 25900, Profit 4352-1s-5d
28/09/1884: Lost after being in collision off Lisbon
On passage from Cardiff to Basrah