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Name: CORINTH
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 06/12/1873
Completed: 1873
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 52
Dimensions: 294grt, 183nrt, 135.8 x 21.0 x 11.9ft; (1889: 384grt, 166.6 x 21.1ft)
Engines: 2cyl (22.5 & 22.5 x 24ins), 35hp; (1889: C2cyl, 19 & 37 x 24ins, 52nhp)
Engines by: Christie, Gutch & Co, North Shields; (1889: W Kemp, Glasgow)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 70261
History:
1873 Short & Dunn, Cardiff
1877 Schlesinger, Davis & Co, Newcastle
1877 C Stallybrass, Cardiff
1878 H Vellacott & Son, Cardiff
1882 D Macdonald, Liverpool; renamed MICROPHONE
1899 RG Foster (H Silcocks), Belfast & Gloucester
1905 GS Patrikios fils, Cephalonia; renamed PHISCARDON
21/02/1906 Destroyed
Comments: 08/04/1878: Stranded on Brigg’s Reef, County Down on a voyage from
Neath to Belfast with coal, salvaged but not re-registered until 1882
1889: Re-engined
21/02/1906: Burned out off Yniada on a voyage from Constanza to
Constantinople with a cargo of petroleum