Muncaster Castle

A four-masted iron ship built in 1882 by W.H. Potter & Son, Liverpool. Dimensions: 91,44×x11,93×7,16 meters [300'0"×39'2"×23'6"] and tonnage 2104 GRT and 2037 NRT. Rigged with sky and royal sails over double top and single topgallant sails.

1882 April
Launched at the shipyard of W.H. Potter & Son, Liverpool, for Lancaster Shipowners' Co., Liverpool. To be used in the India jute trade. Captain W. Valentine.
Sold to J. Chambers & Co., Liverpool.
Sold to A. Gibson & Co., Liverpool.
1901 May 20
Wrecked on Staten Island on voyage from Port Talbot to Iquique.

Updated 1997-01-26 by Lars Bruzelius.

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