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Name: CORNISHMAN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 07/1878
Completed: 1878
Builder: Schlesinger, Davis & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 87
Dimensions: 1266grt, 816nrt, 230.0 x 31.2 x 19.8ft
Engines: C2cyl (28 & 53 x 36ins), 120nhp
Engines by: Black, Hawthorn & Co, Gateshead
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79387
History:
1878 Short & Dunn, Cardiff
08/01/1886 Sank
Comments: 08/01/1886: Sank after striking the Perda d’Arca rocks off Oitavos, Cabo Roca
On a voyage from Sulina to Sligo with a cargo of maize


Western Mail, Saturday, July 20, 1878