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Name: EGREMONT CASTLE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 21/11/1889
Completed: 01/1890
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 631
Dimensions: 2877grt, 1834nrt, 314.0 x 41.3 x 21.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (21.5, 37.5 & 64 x 42ins), 264nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 96398
History:
01/1890 J Chambers & Co, Liverpool
1893 Lancashire Shipping Co Ltd (J Chambers & Co), Liverpool
1902 Macbeth & Co, Sydney NSW
1907 A/S Heimdal (Wilh Wilhelmsen), Tønsberg; renamed HEIMDAL
20/06/1910 Wrecked
Comments: 20/06/1910: Wrecked on Sable Island, Nova Scotia
On a voyage from Santos to Campbeltown, New Brunswick in ballast