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Name: BISCAY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/09/1872
Completed: 1873
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 268
Dimensions: 902grt, 572nrt, 204.1 x 30.2 x 17.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (27 & 50 x 33ins), 98hp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 68372
History:
1873 Nelson, Donkin & Co, London
07/10/1875 Sank
Comments: 07/10/1875: Sank after striking rocks 30 miles south of Horns Reef
On a voyage from Cronstadt to Bremerhaven with a cargo of rye