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Name: CASTLEWOOD
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 16/07/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 187
Dimensions: 1896grt, 1228nrt, 280.0 x 34.8 x 24.3ft
Engines: CI2cyl (34 & 64 x 39ins), 200hp
Engines by: Black, Hawthorn & Co, Gateshead
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79628
History:
1878 Chapman & Miller, Newcastle
15/11/1879 Wrecked
Comments: 15/11/1879: Wrecked on Landsholmar Reef, Gotland on a voyage from
Cronstadt to Rotterdam with rye and linseed, later slipped off and sank.