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Name: BOUCAU
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/07/1882
Completed: 08/1882
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 474
Dimensions: 1011grt, 703nrt, 240.3 x 33.2 x 16.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 57 x 36ins), 162nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number:
History:
08/1882 D’Orbigny & Faustin fils, La Rochelle
1899 A D’Orbigny, Faustin & Cie, La Rochelle
1908 Cie des Chargeus Français (Plisson & Cie), Bayonne
02/11/1909 Sank
Comments: 02/11/1909: Sank after a collision with ss SALYBIA off Lundy Island on a
voyage from Boucau to Barry with a cargo of pitwood.


Above photo courtesy of David Asprey