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Name: JAN BREYDEL
Type: Passenger Cargo Ship
Launched: 13/01/1880
Completed: 08/1880
Builder: C Mitchell & Co
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 385
Dimensions: 3414grt, 2236nrt, 340.0 x 40.0 x 26.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (44 & 84 x 48ins), 400nhp
Engines by: T Clark & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: n/a
History:
08/1880 TC Engels, Antwerp
1888 A/S D/S Thingvalla, Copenhagen; renamed DANMARK
06/04/1889 Abandoned
Comments: Appears to have been built for a contract that failed as she was launched without name
07/1880: Purchased by Engels & Co of Antwerp
06/04/1889: Abandoned 800 miles E of Newfoundland after the propeller shaft broke
On a voyage from Copenhagen to New York,
08/04/1889: Last sighted in position 45.45N 37.16W


Above painting as DANMARK is by Antonio Jacobsen

Above photo as DANMARK is copyright of the Museet for Sofarts. CLICK to enlarge/BACK to return

Jarrow Express, Friday, 16/01/1880

Sunderland Daily Echo, Thursday, 22/07/1880