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Name: BEDALE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/07/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: Lawe Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 151
Dimensions: 1267grt, 737nrt, 242.0 x 32.6 x 17.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (27.5 & 52 x 33ins), 123nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 77352
History:
1879 P Hick Jnr & Co, Scarborough
1892 Carl Rahtkens, Rostock
1895 A/S Bedale (F Ohlsen), Fredriksvoern
1898 Welford Shipping Co Ltd (VT Thompson & Co), Sunderland
1906 Rederi A/B Malcolm (FO Liljefors), Landskrona; renamed MALCOLM
05/1917 Imperial German Navy
1921 Emil R Retzlaff, Stettin; renamed ORTLINDE
1931 ‘Sedina’ Schiffahrts GmbH, Stettin
1933 Broken up
Comments: 18/12/1916: Captured by U-Boat U84 in 57.10N – 07.35E on a voyage from
Sandesund to Grimsby with pitprops, condemned by prize court
05/1917: Used as an ammunition transport
1933: Broken up in Q4.


Above photo as MALCOLM copyright of G Skiold