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Name: EUPHRATES
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 23/10/1877
Completed: 1877
Builder: Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 5
Dimensions: 2025grt, 1300nrt, 287.0 x 34.6 x 24.7ft
Engines: C2cyl (36 & 64 x 42ins), 200nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 77058
History:
1877 WH Tindall, London
1886 WH Tindall & Co, London
1893 Britain SS Co Ltd (Watts, Ward & Co), London; renamed HIGHBURY
16/02/1894 Wrecked
Comments: 16/02/1894: Wrecked at Marabout on a voyage from Newport to
Alexandria with a cargo of coal and patent fuel.