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Name: CONSETT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/03/1872
Completed: 05/1872
Builder: Charles Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 254
Dimensions: 1573grt, 996nrt, 259.5 x 34.0 x 18.8ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 60 x 36ins), 170nhp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 65689
History:
05/1872 Watts, Milburn & Co, Newcastle
1879 W Milburn & Co, Newcastle
07/05/1880 Wrecked
Comments: 07/05/1880: Wrecked on Suadiva Island, Maldive Islands
On a voyage from Bassein to Port Said, with a cargo of rice