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Name: ACTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/08/1874
Completed: 08/1874
Builder: Charles Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 301
Dimensions: 1646grt, 1066nrt, 279.9 x 33.3 x 24.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (35 & 63 x 36ins), 200nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 70634
History:
1874 Watts, Milburn & Co, London
1879 Transferred to Watts, Ward & Co, London
12/08/1886 Wrecked
Comments: 12/08/1886: Wrecked 3 miles west of Cape Pine, Newfoundland