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Name: BLAENAVON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/04/1881
Completed: 05/1881
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 447
Dimensions: 1296grt, 842nrt, 240.9 x 33.2 x 16.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (28 & 54 x 36ins), 99nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84652
History:
05/1881 SS Co Blaenavon Ltd (Morel Brothes & Co), Cardiff
19/02/1892 Missing
Comments: 19/11/1883: Sank after a collision with ss CROWN OF ARRAGON in the
the Clyde, inward from Lisbon for Glasgow, salvaged and repaired
19/02/1892: Missing after sailing from Glasgow for Bayonne with coal.