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Name: YEOMAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 18/03/1882
Completed: 1882
Builder: Campbell, MacIntosh & Bowstead
Yard: Scotswood
Yard Number: 3
Dimensions: 2226grt, 1427nrt, 285.2 x 36.7 x 26.0ft
Engines: CI2cyl (35 & 68 x 48ins), 300nhp; (1887: T3cyl (25, 38.5 & 63 x 44ins), 300nhp)
Engines by: Thomas Clark & Co, Elswick; (1887: Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 85149
History:
1882 Wilhelm Lund, London
1891 Linea de Vapores Serra, Bilbao; renamed RITA
1898 Government of the USA; renamed BURNSIDE
06/1924 Broken up
Comments: 1887: New engine & boilers
1898: Captured by the USA in the Spanish-American War
1900: Converted into a cable ship
06/1924: Broken up at Oakland, USA


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