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Name: BISCAYAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/09/1873
Completed: 1873
Builder: JT Eltringham
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 30
Dimensions: 434grt, 275nrt, 163.7 x 23.3 x 12.9ft
Engines: C2cyl (22 & 41 x 24ins), 70nhp
Engines by: Marshall, Osborne & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 69320
History:
1873 Tomlinson & HE Moss, Liverpool
1876 Berge, Silva & Co, Bilbao; renamed NERVION
02/09/1887 Sank
Comments: 02/09/1887: Foundered in the Bay of Biscay
On a voyage from Newcastle to Bilbao with a cargo of coal