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Name: CELTIC MONARCH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/02/1879
Completed: 14/04/1879
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 114
Dimensions: 2014grt, 1308nrt, 2285dwt, 290.6 x 35.0 x 24.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (32 & 62 x 48ins), 200nhp
Engines by: J Shaw & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 10.1knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79692
History:
14/04/1879 Royal Exchange Steamship Co Ltd, London
14/01/1887 Sank
Comments: Contract Price 29000; Loss 1-3s-3d
14/01/1887: When on passage from Cardiff to New York with steel blooms, the rudder & rudder post were carried away in a storm. She was abandoned 150 miles west of Fasnet