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Name: BIDART
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 12/1916
Completed: 03/1917
Builder: Wood, Skinner & Co Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 199
Dimensions: 1737grt, 1035nrt, 260.2 x 37.7 x 16.4ft
Engines: T3cyl (20.5, 33 & 54 x 39ins), 202nhp
Engines by: GT Grey & Co Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
03/1917 Plisson et Cie, Bayonne
31/08/1918 Wrecked
Comments: 31/08/1918: Wrecked and capsized on the Skerries Bank after a collision with
a British steamer on a voyage from Penarth to Le Havre with a cargo of coal.