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Name: BARDEN TOWER
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 29/01/1881
Completed: 03/1881
Builder: J Wigham Richardson & Co
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 127
Dimensions: 2252grt, 1470nrt, 3060dwt, 290.5 x 37.2 x 27.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (35 & 70 x 48ins), 300nhp
Engines by: J Wigham Richardson & Co, Low Walker
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 11.6knots (trials)
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 84081
History:
03/1881 Stumore, Weston & Co, London
09/1881 Cie Maritime du Pacifique, Le Havre; renamed OCEANIQUE
1882 Stumore, Weston & Co, Liverpool; renamed BARDEN TOWER
1882 George Bell & Co, Liverpool
1884 F Stumore & Co, London
1891 Whimster & Watson, Glasgow
1893 Burrell & Sons, Glasgow
1900 P Del Buono, Porto-ferraio; renamed ALESSANDRO DEL BUONO
1903 Soc Italiana di Nav, Genoa; renamed MARTE
18/06/1904 Sank
Comments: Contract price 32500; Loss 203-7s-6d
14/02/1887: Whilst on passage from Havre to Middlesbrough, with a cargo of maize, was in a collision with and sank the schooner R & M I CHARNLEY off Spurn Head
18/06/1904: Foundered off Finisterre whilst on a voyage from Ergasteria to Antwerp


The Marine Engineer, February 1881