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Name: BRANDON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 28/10/1875
Completed: 11/12/1875
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 95
Dimensions: 307grt, 185nrt, 154.0 x 24.4 x 12.5ft
Engines: 2cyl (32 & 32 x 30ins), 80hp
Engines by: J Shaw & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.5knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 60676
History:
12/1875 JN Russell, Limerick
1888 Arthur Russell, Limerick
26/08/1892 Wrecked
Comments: The shipbuilder took the HOLYROOD as a part payment of 4001
Contract Price 12200; Profit 907-17s-5d
26/08/1892: Wrecked on Staw Island Point, Isle of Aran
On a voyage from Seafield to Bowling with acargo of kelp