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Name: BRETWALDA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/09/1881
Completed: 11/1881
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 446
Dimensions: 2908grt, 1913nrt, 320.0 X 39.2 x 20.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (38 & 71 x 48ins), 300nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 83917
History:
11/1881 Hall Brothers, Newcastle
31/08/1897 Wrecked
Comments: 31/08/1897: Wrecked 3 miles North of Cape St Vincent on a voyage
from Blyth to Alexandria with a cargo of coal and coke.