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Name: BERNICIA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/02/1883
Completed: 04/1883
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 491
Dimensions: 2619grt, 1654nrt, 300.8 x 39.3 x 25.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (35 & 71 x 42ins), 277nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 86107
History:
04/1883 Bernicia Steam Ship Co Ltd (JE Bowser, Ormston & Co), Newcastle
1894 Managers became JE Bowser & Son
26/05/1898 Wrecked
Comments: 26/05/1898: Wrecked 8 miles north of Cape Race, Newfoundland
On a voyage from the Tyne to Montreal in ballast