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Name: CAEN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/1873
Completed: 1873
Builder: JT Eltringham
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 26
Dimensions: 315grt, 196nrt, 145.7 x 22.0 x 11.7ft
Engines: C2cyl (18.5 & 36 x 24ins), 50hp
Engines by: Bowden Bros, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 68141
History:
1873 Gueret & Co, Cardiff
26/01/1875 Wrecked
Comments: 26/01/1875: Wrecked in thick fog at Hot Point, near the Lizard
On a voyage from Caen to Cardiff in ballast