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Name: BOSPHORUS
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/10/1883
Completed: 1883
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 1
Dimensions: 2490grt, 1630nrt, 295.0 x 37.2 x 25.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (36 & 68 x 45ins), 212nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, St Peter's Quay, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 88759
History:
1883 Hall Bros, Newcastle
12/08/1888 Sank
Comments: 12/08/1888: Sank after a collision with ABBEY TOWN 25 miles SSW of Eddystone
On a voyage from Alexandria to London with a cargo of grain and cottonseed