Talabot
1887 General cargo

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Buildingyard: Schlesinger, Davis & Co., Newcastle

Built year: 1881

Yard no: 116

 

Tonnage: GRT: 1298/ NET: 804/ TDW: 1800

Dims : LOA: 245,6/ BR: 33,3/ DR: 16,5ft

Machinery: 2-cyl comp steam byR&W Hawthorn, Newcastle

IHP: 770

Speed: 9

THE FIRST STEAMSHIP IN THE FLEET!!!

Photo: N/A

14.05.1881: Launched as TALABOT for J. Mesnier, France

00.00.1885: Sold to Moss Steamship Co.Ltd., Liverpool

00.00.1887: purchased by Wilh. Wilhelmsen. Price paid: NOK196990,00

20.12.1887: Taken over at Sharpness, England

00.00.1905: Sold to Actieselskabet Talabot (Nilssen & Bjønnes), Tønsberg

15.09.1914: Wrecked at Lagskær on passage from Grangemouth to Gevle