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Name: BIRLING
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/09/1872
Completed: 1872
Builder: JT Eltringham
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 23
Dimensions: 360grt, 195nrt, 141.1 x 22.1 x 11.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (18 & 34 x 24ins), 46nhp
Engines by: W & J Almond, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 68376
History:
1872 J Brown & Co, London
1886 VA Werff & Brown, London
1887 W Wilson Smith & Co, London
1890 Harries, Bros & Co, London
17/12/1892 Wrecked
Comments: 17/12/1892: Wrecked near Grand Lejon Rock
On a voyage from Cardiff to St Brieuc with a cargo of coal