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Name: EDMONTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/12/1879
Completed: 1880
Builder: CS Swan & Co
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 45
Dimensions: 1663grt, 1077nrt, 255.6 x 34.2 x 22.9ft
Engines: CI2cyl (30 & 60 x 39ins), 160nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81604
History:
1880 Edmund H Watts (Watts, Ward & Co), London
30/05/1880 Wrecked
Comments: 30/05/1880: Wrecked on Gingerbread Ground, Providence Channel, Bahamas
On a voyage from Cardiff to Havana with a cago of coal