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Name: BELLE OF SPAIN
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 05/12/1907
Completed: 01/1908
Builder: Northumberland Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 149
Dimensions: 4223grt, 2742nrt, 360.2 x 48.0 x 28.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 41 & 69 x 48ins), 372nhp
Engines by: Richardsons, Westgarth & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 124115
History:
01/1908 "Belle of Spain" Steamship Co Ltd (Crow, Rudolf & Co), Liverpool
1913 A/S Einar Engelsens Rederi, Bergen; renamed NYGAARD
26/11/1914 Wrecked
Comments: 26/11/1914: Wrecked near the Esbjerg bar when inwards
from Galveston and Port Arthur with cotton and general cargo


Shields Daily News, Friday, 06/12/1907