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Name: CEREDA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 24/12/1890
Completed: 02/1891
Builder: John Readhead & Sons
Yard: West Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 267
Dimensions: 2530grt, 1603nrt, 290.1 x 40.7 x 19.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (23, 37.5 & 61.5 x 39ins), 234nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 98279
History:
02/1891 Cay, Hall & Co, South Shields
1913 Rafael Ferrer, Bilbao; renamed QUINCE
1916 Altos Hornos de Vizcaya, Bilbao; renamed MARQUES DE URQUIJO
23/12/1916 Sank
Comments: 23/12/1916: Captured & sunk by U-Boat U46, 55 miles NE of Punta Galea
On a voyage from Bilbao to Middlesbrough with a cargo of iron ore


Above photo as CEREDA courtesy of Richard Cox