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Name Official number Flag IMO
TAFFY  102368  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1894  19/06/1894   
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
David J. Dunlop & Co., Port Glasgow Inch Yard  224 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
165 grt / 90 nrt / 100.5 ft  21.1 ft  9.3 ft   
Engine builder David J. Dunlop & Co., Port Glasgow
Engine detail
steam C2cyl 37nhp 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
John Brundrit, Runcorn   Runcorn   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1895 The 'Taffy' Steam Ship Co Ltd - mng John Brundrit, Runcorn
1898 mng George W Hayes, Bonastre, Cheshire
1899 Edward C Turner, Blakeney, Norfolk
1913 Robert Rix, Hull - reg Hull
1914 Cork, Blackrock & Passage Railway Co, Cork - reg Cork (1915) 
Vessel history
Built for Wales-Mersey granite trade 
Remarks
1895 173g 67n; 1899 173g 73n 
End year Fate / Status
1916  Wrecked 19/11/1916 
Disposal Detail
Foundered c8 miles south of St Govens, Gower, Glamorganshire (Cardiff for Cork with coal). Crew of 8 rescued 
 

 



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