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Name: BOILEAU
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/05/1884
Completed: 07/1884
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 516
Dimensions: 1790grt, 1115nrt, 258.0 x 36.4 x 21.7ft
Engines: C2cyl (25 & 58.5 x 42ins), 180nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 89185
History:
07/1884 Boileau Steam Ship Co Ltd (H Guerét), Cardiff
1901 Soc Générale de Houilles et Agglomérés, Nantes
1912 Managers Delmas frères, La Rochelle
1913 Delmas frères, La Rochelle
10/11/1915 Missing
Comments: 10/11/1915: Sailed from Swansea for St Nazaire with a cargo of coal
Subsequently reported missing