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Name: WILLIAM BURKITT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/11/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 192
Dimensions: 1902grt, 1232nrt, 285.8 x 34.8 x 24.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (33 & 66 x 42ins), 250nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79663
History:
1878 Laws, Surtees & Co, London
1886 EJ Hough & Co, London
1887 Biggart & Fulton, Glasgow
1889 DH Morgan & Co, London
1891 Phalp & Co, London
1893 P Morel, Cardiff; renamed SULLY
18/05/1895 Sank
Comments: 18/05/1895: Sank after a collision with ss CONRAD of Amsterdam about
54 miles off Carthagena on a voyage from Swansea to Marseille with coal