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Name: ARTHUR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: Lawe Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 148
Dimensions: 1260grt, 699nrt, 240.0 x 32.6 x 17.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (27.5 & 52 x 33ins), 123nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81203
History:
1879 R. Harrowing & Co, Whitby
1887 H Baxter & Co, Whitby
1895 Joh E v d Ohe, Bergen; renamed SLEIPNER
1898 Joh E v d Ohe & Lund, Bergen
06/05/1900 Sank
Comments: 06/05/1900: Sank in ice off Narva on a voyage from Blyth to Cronstadt
with a cargo of coal