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Name: ARDINGTON
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/10/1879
Completed: 11/1879
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 404
Dimensions: 1253grt, 810nrt, 235.0 x 32.2 x 17.8ft
Engines: C2cyl, 120nhp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 81780
History:
11/1879 Lee, Finch & Co, Cardiff
14/02/1880 Sank
Comments: 14/02/1880: Sank after a collision with ss BICKLEY in fog in the entrance to
Cartagena, outward for Porman to complete loading a cargo of iron ore.