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Name: CLAREMONT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 09/05/1868
Completed: 1868
Builder: Charles Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 164
Dimensions: 799grt, 533nrt, 214.6 x 29.2 x 17.6ft
Engines: 2cyl, 100nhp; (1873: C2cyl (29 x 52 x 27ins), 75hp);
(1900: C2cyl (26 & 46 x 27.5ins), 92nhp)
Engines by: Thompson, Boyd & Co, Newcastle; (1900: H Brandenburg, Hamburg)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 56098
History:
1868 Watts, Milburn & Co, London
1872 Registered at London
1873 FG Schmidt, Hamburg; renamed GEMMA
1884 A Kirston, Hamburg
1914 Sardegna Trasporti Marrittimi (S Rocca Anci), Cagliori, Italy
1914 Renamed SARDEGNA
1917 F Lagorio fu g, Italy
1918 Ravano & Corrado, Italy; renamed SANTI AGOSTINO
1924 Unione Linea Gran Cabotaggio SA di Nav, Italy
1925 P Consigliere, Italy
1926 Broken up
Comments: 1873: Re-engined by Thompson, Boyd & Co, Newcastle
1886: New boilers
1900: Re-engined