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Name: CAPRI
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/02/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 384
Dimensions: 1530grt, 978nrt, 255.0 x 33.2 x 20.4ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 60 x 36ins), 160nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81263
History:
1879 R Nicholson & Sons, Liverpool
02/12/1887 Wrecked
Comments: 02/12/1887: Wrecked on Kentish Knock on a voyage from Yeisk to
Boston, Lincolnshire with a cargo of barley.