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Name: CHELSEA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/11/1884
Completed: 12/1884
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 546
Dimensions: 1171grt, 754nrt, 230.0 x 33.2 x 14.9ft
Engines: C2cyl (28 & 54 x 36ins), 136nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 89641
History:
12/1884 River Steam Colliers Ltd, London
10/05/1903 Sank
Comments: 10/05/1903: Sank after a collision with ss KIRKCALDY off the Dudgeon
On a voyage from London to the Tyne in ballast.