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Name: BURSWELL
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/02/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 7
Dimensions: 1861grt, 1204nrt, 270.0 x 35.0 x 24.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (32 & 62 x 40ins), 200nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 76222
History:
1878 Joseph Temperley, Newcastle
12/1885 Missing presumed sank
Comments: 06/12/1885: Sailed from Dover on a voyage from the Tyne to Genoa with coal,
posted missing presumed sank