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Name: WINCHESTER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/12/1882
Completed: 02/1883
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 483
Dimensions: 2198grt, 1431nrt, 286.5 x 37.2 x 24.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (36 & 68 x 45ins), 225nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 87047
History:
02/1883 SS Winchester Co Ltd (Blindell, Dale & Co), London
1888 Managers became Blindell Brothers & Co
1895 Soc Maritime Neptune, Rouen; renamed JUPITER
13/02/1901 Wrecked
Comments: 13/02/1901: Wrecked at Mostaganem when outward for
Dunkerque with a cargo of barley.