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Name: EARNDALE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 15/07/1889
Completed: 10/1889
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 623
Dimensions: 2331grt, 1478nrt, 290.0 x 39.3 x 22.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (23.5, 38 & 64 x 42ins), 316nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 96156
History:
10/1889 Earndale Steam Ship Co Ltd (A Earnshaw), Newcastle
1897 Manager became GE Earnshaw
1898 HM Wrangell, Haugesund; renamed KONG HAAKON
1915 HM Wrangell & Co A/S, Haugesund
24/06/1917 Sank
Comments: 24/06/1917: Shelled & sunk by U-Boat UC65, 23 miles off Cap Ferrat
On a voyage from Aguilas to Ardrossan with a cargo of ore


Above photo as KONG HAAKON courtesy of Photoship