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Name: C M PALMER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 27/10/1870
Completed: 12/1870
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 262
Dimensions: 818grt, 521nrt, 219.0 x 29.2 x 16.1ft; (1872: 1070grt, 629nrt, 239.1ft)
Engines: C2cyl (33 & 66 x 33ins), 180hp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 62371
History:
12/1870 Tyne Steam Shipping Co Ltd, Newcastle
17/02/1878 Sank
Comments: 1872: Lengthened to 239.1ft
17/02/1878: Sank after a collision with LUDWORTH off Bawdsey Shoal
on a voyage from the Tyne to London