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Name: CROSBY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 01/01/1870
Completed: 02/1870
Builder: T & W Smith
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 39
Dimensions: 1498grt, 996nrt, 233.5 x 33.6 x 25.7ft; (1880: 1914grt, 1161nrt, 272.9 x 33.7 x 25.0ft)
Engines: CI2cyl (30 & 56 x 30ins), 130hp; (1880: CI2cyl (33 & 63 x 40ins), 180hp)
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Newcasle; (1880: Hawks, Crawshay & Sons, Gateshead)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 62338
History:
02/1870 T & W Smith, Newcastle
1881 William J Jobling, Newcastle
31/08/1882 Wrecked
Comments: 1880: Lengthened by Smith's Dock, North Shields to 272.9ft
1880: Re-engined by Hawks Crawshay & Sons
31/08/1882: Wrecked north of Cape Carvoeiro
On a voyage from Newport to Ancona with a cargo of coal


Marine Engineer, November 1880