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Name: EMMA DAVID
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 02/10/1873
Completed: 1873
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 298
Dimensions: 1733grt, 274.9 x 33.5 x 24.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (30 & 60 x 33ins), 140nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1873 David, Verbist & Cie, Antwerp
22/11/1874 Abandoned
Comments: 02/10/1873: Probably launched as DIADEM for Hall Bros, Newcastle
DIADEM was launched on the same day, but was not UK registered
22/11/1874: Abandoned in a sinking condition 180 miles from Malta
On a voyage from Kertch to Antwerp with a cargo of flax & barley


Shields Daily Gazette, Friday, 03/10/1873