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Name: CARDIGANSHIRE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/1883
Completed: 1883
Builder: CS Swan & Hunter
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 71
Dimensions: 2524grt, 1806nrt, 317.3 x 38.1 x 24.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (38 & 70 x 45ins), 258nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 87133
History:
1883 DJ Jenkins & Co, London
1887 Jenkins & Co, London
1894 Hokkaido Tanko Tetsudo KK, Tokyo; renamed IBURI MARU
1907 Hokkaido Tanko Kisen KK, Tokyo
23/01/1909 Sank
Comments: 23/01/1909: Sank after a collision with French ss SYDNEY in Tokyo Bay
On a voyage from Uraga to Yokohama in ballast