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Name: BEIGNON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/09/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 403
Dimensions: 1174grt, 754nrt, 240.0 x 33.2 x 17.0ft
Engines: C2cyl, 99nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81778
History:
1879 Beignon Steam Ship Co Ltd, Cardiff
20/05/1880 Wrecked
Comments: 20/05/1880: Wrecked off Veille Point, Raz de Sein, Finisterre on a
voyage from Bilbao to Cardiff with a cargo of iron ore.