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Name: WHITBURN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/01/1872
Completed: 1872
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 288
Dimensions: 1263grt, 797nrt, 241.0 x 32.1 x 18.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (30.5 & 53 x 33ins), 120hp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 67306
History:
1872 Hutchinson & Macintyre, Newcastle
1880 Macintyre Brothers & Co, Newcastle
21/11/1886 Wrecked
Comments: 21/11/1886: Wrecked at Capo Cavallo
On a voyage from Newport to Barletta in ballast.