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Name: BRITTANY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 20/04/1871
Completed: 1871
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 30
Dimensions: 864grt, 540nrt, 205.0 x 28.6 x 17.2ft; (1879: 876grt, 554nrt)
Engines: 2cyl (39 & 39 x 30ins), 95hp; (1881: C2cyl (26 & 52 x 30ins), 95hp)
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 65123
History:
1871 P & F Hacquoil, Cardiff
1874 Hacquoil Brothers, Cardiff
1883 Brittany SS Co Ltd (MJ Trounce), Cardiff
1892 A/S Stavanger (TS Falck), Stavanger; renamed STAVANGER
1894 SS Benalder Co Ltd (Whittles, Pallister & Co), South Shields
1894 Renamed BRITTANY
1899 Handels Sölvesborg Skeppsvarf (O Banck), Sölvesborg; renamed DANA
1903 Broken up
Comments: 1881: Engine compounded
22/03/1898: Stranded at Gjerrildklint, Denmark
On a voyage from Blyth to Svendborg with a cargo of coal.
Subsequently refloated, sold and repaired.
Q4/1903: Broken up at Sölvesborg, Sweden