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Name: BRETON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 03/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 81
Dimensions: 1324grt, 885nrt, 243.0 x 32.2 x 18.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (29 & 55 x 36ins), 130nhp
Engines by: Hawks, Crawshay & Sons, Gateshead
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 94353
History:
1878 J Mesnier, Le Havre
1888 R Gordon & Co, London
1898 Gordon Steam Shipping Co Ltd, London
01/11/1899 Wrecked
Comments: 01/11/1899: Wrecked on Seaton Rocks, Blyth
On a voyage from Hamburg to the Tyne in ballast