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Name: BAMBOROUGH
Type: Cargo Vessel
Launched: 26/09/1870
Completed: 11/1870
Builder: T & W Smith, Limekilns Shore
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 44
Dimensions: 925grt, 589nrt, 216.0 x 30.3 x 17.2ft
Engines: L2cyl (40 & 40 x 30ins), 100nhp
Engines by: G Clark, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 60569
History:
11/1870 William Johnston, North Shields
1874 HJ Perlbach & Co, Hamburg; renamed URANUS
1899 A Kirsten & Co, Hamburg
13/11/1915 Wrecked
Comments: 13/11/1915: Wrecked at Hasslo, near Karlskrona whilst on a
voyage from Hamburg to Stockholm, with a cargo of coal & machinery