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Name: ARAFAT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 31/03/1884
Completed: 02/1885
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 524
Dimensions: 1883grt, 1220nrt, 262.0 x 35.0 x 23.4ft
Engines: CI2cyl (32 & 60 x 42ins), 160hp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 91484
History:
02/1885 JA Shepherd, Newcastle
25/03/1885 Wrecked
Comments: Launched as DAVID GILLIES for CA Gray & Co, North Shields
25/03/1885: Wrecked off Jebel Teair in the Red Sea at 15.23N – 41.09E
On a voyage from North Shields to Bombay with a cargo of coal