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Name: CAERLEON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 26/02/1873
Completed: 1873
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 44
Dimensions: 860grt, 539nrt, 205.3 x 28.5 x 17.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (25 & 50 x 30ins), 90nhp
Engines by: Simpson & Co, London
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 68140
History:
1873 W Lewis & Co, Cardiff
1878 Matthew Cope, Cardiff
27/08/1900 Sank
Comments: 27/08/1900: Sank off Finisterre 45.45N 08.34W
On a voyage from Sevilla to Garston with copper ore