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Name: WILLIAM GRIFFITHS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/06/1877
Completed: 1877
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 80
Dimensions: 662grt, 417nrt, 182.0 x 27.6 x 15.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (24 & 45 x 30ins), 90nhp
Engines by: Thomas Clark & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 77200
History:
1877 Hurley, Matthews & Co, Cardiff
08/03/1884 Sank
Comments: 08/03/1884: Sank after a collision with ss ADMIRAL ROOKE outside Bilbao
on a voyage from Bilbao to Glasgow with a cargo of iron ore.