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Name: BETA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 19/08/1879
Completed: 1879
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: Lawe Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 152
Dimensions: 1308grt, 779nrt, 249.0 x 32.7 x 17.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (28.75 & 53 x 33ins), 125nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 79223
History:
1879 Wilson, Taylor & Co, North Shields
1882 G Stathopulo, Syra; renamed LESBOS
1900 Globe Soc Belge de Navigation SA (F Siebert), Antwerp
1900 Renamed CAP TARIFA
1908 Mercure Soc Anon Belge de Navigation (F Siebert), Antwerp
21/07/1908 Sank
Comments: 21/07/1908: Sank off the Burlings on a voyage from Bougie & Oran to
Antwerp with general cargo