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Name: WARWICK
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/05/1882
Completed: 24/06/1882
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 140
Dimensions: 2527grt, 1595nrt, 3465dwt, 316.0 x 41.2 x 24.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (40 & 74 x 48ins), 313nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.4knots (trials)
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 85805
History:
24/06/1882 Great Western Steamship Co, Bristol
1889 Donaldson Bros, Glasgow
31/12/1896 Wrecked
Comments: Accommodation for 50 x 1st, 30 x Intermediate & 380 x Steerage Class passengers
Contract Price 47000, Profit 5204-6s-7d.
13/07/1884: Stranded Fame Point, Gaspe Peninsula. Subsequesntly refloated
Bought by Donaldson Brothers for 29,817 for Clyde Canada service
31/12/1896: When en route to St John NB, wrecked on Murr Ledges,
Grand Manan Island, Bay of Fundy