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Name: ARDGAY
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 30/08/1886
Completed: 1886
Builder: William Dobson & Co
Yard: Walker
Yard Number: 9
Dimensions: 1754grt, 1098nrt, 249.8 x 34.0 x 16.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (20, 33 & 55 x 36ins), 174nhp
Engines by: Black, Hawthorn & Co Ltd, Gateshead
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 88869
History:
1886 Adam Brothers, Aberdeen
1890 CP Chatter, Hong Kong
1891 JJB Irving, Hong Kong
1895 Ukon Gonzayemon, Tokyo: renamed KATSUYAMA MARU
1913 S Sakai, Otaru
06/01/1914 Missing
Comments: 15/12/1887: Wrecked off Cape Batangan, Annam
On a voyage from Hong Kong to Bangkok
Subsequently refloated
29/10/1889: Arrived at Hong Kong for repairs
06/01/1914: Sailed from Tsingtao for Cehmulpo
Subsequently posted missing