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Name: EDGAR
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 25/10/1870
Completed: 1870
Builder: Andrew Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 128
Dimensions: 1009grt, 667nrt, 225.0 x 30.1 x 17.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (26 & 52.5 x 30ins), 126hp
Engines by: Thompson, Boyd & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 62370
History:
1870 Adamson & Short, Newcastle & North Shields
1887 Henry Edward Pyle Adamson, Newcastle
1895 OB Sørensen, Arendal; renamed ORION
1898 CA Wager, Sundsvall
1898 AJ Berggren, Sundsvall
1899 J Ingmansson, Sölvesborg
1902 Handels. Sölvesborgs Skeppsvarf (J Ingmansson), Karlshamn
29/12/1906 Sank
Comments: 05/11/1892: Beached near Whitehall Point on the Tyne after colliding with
ss ROYAL DANE when outbound from Tyne Dock with coal
04/02/1893: Refloated, sold at auction and repaired by 1895
29/12/1906: Sank after a collision with ss IDAHO when 1 mile above the
Middle Lightship in the Humber, outward from Grimsby for Malmö with coal.