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Name: ASCALON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 17/06/1882
Completed: 06/1882
Builder: Campbell, MacIntosh & Bowstead
Yard: Scotswood
Yard Number: 4
Dimensions: 2351grt, 1533nrt, 291.2 x 37.2 x 27.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (33 & 69 x 45ins), 300nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.0knots; also schooner rigged
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 85178
History:
06/1882 W Milburn & Co, Newcastle
1883 Anglo-Australasian Steam Navigation Co
13/10/1887 Wrecked
Comments: 13/10/1887: Wrecked 14 miles north of Galle Point in Ceylon
On a voyage from Aden to Calcutta with a cargo of salt
No loss of life