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Name: ELECTRA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 10/1876
Completed: 1876
Builder: John Readhead & Co
Yard: Lawe Yard, South Shields
Yard Number: 126
Dimensions: 368grt, 218nrt, 176.6 x 25.4 x 14.8ft
Engines: C2cyl (20 & 39 x 30ins), 65nhp
Engines by: John Readhead & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 76364
History:
1876 E Lewis & Co, Liverpool
1886 JH Lewis, Liverpool
1893 Lewis & Co, Liverpool
1897 W Stone & W Coombs, Liverpool
1910 W Coombs, Liverpool / Llanelli
04/10/1916 Sank
Comments: 04/10/1916: Sank after a collision with ss MARGARET of Bristol near
Hartland Point on a voyage from Port Talbot to Dieppe with coal.