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Name: ALBA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 1897
Completed: 09/1897
Builder: Edwards Brothers
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 561
Dimensions: 318grt, 151nrt, 136.3 x 23.1 x 9.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (12, 18 & 30 x 21ins), 50nhp
Engines by: Baird & Barnsley, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 106967
History:
09/1897 WH Wise, West Hartlepool
1899 DeGrelle, Houdret & Co, West Hartlepool
1901 Woermann Linie KG, Hamburg; renamed ADO
14/06/1902 Wrecked
Comments: 14/06/1902: Wrecked while crossing the bar into Lagos Roads