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Name: ABERDARE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/11/1882
Completed: 01/1883
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 486
Dimensions: 1348grt, 842nrt, 240.0 x 33.2 x 16.7ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 57 x 39ins), 99rhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 86497
History:
01/1883 Aberdare SS Co Ltd (Morel Brothers & Co), Cardiff
1895 Managers became Morel Ltd
22/03/1899 Sank
Comments: 22/03/1899: Sank after a collision with ss NIOBE of Glasgow off Barry
Island on a voyage from Cardiff to Saint Nazaire with a cargo of coal.