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Name: CARN BREA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/06/1882
Completed: 1882
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 40
Dimensions: 1805grt, 11167nrt, 265.0 x 36.0 x 19.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (33 & 63 x 39ins), 180nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 86122
History:
1882 Edmund Handcock & Co, Cardiff
11/04/1916 Gas, Light & Coke Co, London; renamed LANTERNA
06/10/1916 Sank
Comments: 06/10/1916: Mined & sunk 2.5miles off Cromer
On a voyage from the Tyne to London with a cargo of coal


Photo as LANTERNA courtesy of Clive Ketley