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Name: GELERT
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 22/03/1883
Completed: 03/1883
Builder: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 488
Dimensions: 1717grt, 984nrt, 250.8 x 36.2 x 20.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (24.5 & 55 x 42ins), 156nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Ship Building & Iron Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 87462
History:
03/1883 Oriental Steam Ship Co Ltd (J & R Bovey), London
1893 South Shields Steam Shipping Co Ltd (W Runciman & Co), London
1896 A/S Agnar (Chr Andresen), Christiania; renamed AGNAR
1910 Renamed LOKE
1911 A/S Loke (CT Gogstad & Co), Christiania
1913 A/S Jacob Kjødes Rederi (J Kjøde), Bergen; renamed INGER JOHANNE
05/12/1915 Wrecked
Comments: 05/12/1915: Wrecked on Scroby Sands, off Great Yarmouth
On a voyage from the Tyne to La Rochelle with a cargo of coal