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Name: MARECA
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 04/03/1882
Completed: 04/1882
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 457
Dimensions: 2211grt, 1425nrt, 300.2 x 37.3 x 23.0ft
Engines: C2cyl (36 & 68 x 45ins), 250nhp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 85119
History:
01/04/1882 Porteous & Senier, London
1886 ďAvisĒ Steamships Ltd, London
1891 Dent & Co, London
1891 Mareca Shipping Co Ltd (Dent & Co), London
21/01/1898 Wrecked
Comments: 20/01/1898: Wrecked west of St Govanís Head
On a voyage from Cork to Newport in ballast
21/01/1898: Wreck broke in two and aft part sank in deep water


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